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Judging a fish by its color: For female bluefin killifish, love is a yellow mate

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (1 hour ago)

Researchers used male replicas of bluefin killifish and controlled their movement with robotic arms to improve repeatability in experiments designed to determine how fertile female fish would respond to male courtship. The surprisin... Read Post

Can't Compete On Dung? Try Mating On Apple Pomace

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

In the mating world of yellow dung flies, large, males almost always get the girl. However, a new study suggests that smaller males rule if presented with an opportunity to woo females when they are not hanging out on cow dung. Smal... Read Post

European dung-fly females all aflutter for large males

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

European dung fly females prefer large males, making them the driving selective force behind the rare phenomenon in insects of large males and small females. This is what evolutionary ecologists discovered when they compared North A... Read Post


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