Saturday, 7 March 2015

Female fish that avoid mating with related species also shun some of their own

March 6, 2015

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A new study offers insight into a process that could lead one species to diverge into two, researchers report. The study found that female killifish that avoid mating with males of a closely related species also are less likely to mate with males of their own species -- if those males come from an unfamiliar population.

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