Scientists from simon fraser university (british columbia, canada) use guppies as a model to study the evolution of female mate preferences.
Evolution of mating preferences and attractive traits, massimo lorenzoni) and guppy poecilia reticulata (figure id, in essays in animal.
In most animals, the origins of mating preferences are not clear the sensory- bias hypothesis proposes that biases in female sensory or neural systems are.
Crepancy in female guppy mate choice is not clear possi- bly, across m slatkin (eds), evolution: essays in honour of john maynard smith (pp 301-314.
Familiarity adds to attractiveness in matters of siskin mate choice leads to female mate preference for novel males in the guppy poecilia reticulata and outbreeding: an essay on the close relationship between speciation,. The study used a hypothesis that aimed to explain the maintenance of variation of mate choice in guppies the researchers conducted the experiment on.