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Trade-Offs and Carry-Over Effects

Tony D. Williams

in Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139821
eISBN:
9781400842797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139821.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter first reviews the evidence for interactions between life-history stages, centering this around reproduction itself: the intention is to put reproduction in the context of the complete ... More


Allocation of Reproductive Efforts

Jared M. Goos and Punidan D. Jeyasingh

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

The allocation of resources is a fundamental component of all life history models. Inherent in these models is the concept of allocation trade-offs, where finite resources must be allocated to ... More


Fertilization Success in Crustaceans from the Male Perspective: Sperm Ultrastructure and Sperm Economy

Mika M. J. Tan, Christopher Tudge, Miguel A. Penna-Díaz, and Martin Thiel

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

The morphology and ultrastructure of spermatozoa are very diverse among the classes of the Crustacea, but how this diversity relates to sperm production and sperm economy has been little studied. A ... More


Signal evolution and the social brain

Camilla Power

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Signal evolution theory addresses honesty, manipulation, mind-reading, and shared versus conflicting interests. Animal signals are investments demonstrating intrinsic quality. Against this ... More


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