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- Picchi, Laura, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Animal behaviour 2018 v.146 pp. 87-96
- Polychaeta; aggression; animal behavior; animals; egg production; eggs; females; hermaphroditism; males; mating behavior; mating competitiveness; population structure; progeny; reproductive traits; sex allocation; social environment; spermatozoa
- ... Reproductive traits are often tightly linked to variations in the social environment. In animals with separate sexes, producing male or female offspring results in different fitness gains depending on population structure. In simultaneous hermaphrodites, allocating a given proportion of resources to the two sexes results in fitness gains that depend on mating opportunities, and extremely plastic h ...