TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR POLYGAMY IN A MONOGAMOUS SEAHORSE, HIPPOCAMPUS WHITEI by AMANDA C.J. VINCENT 1,2,4) , A. DALE MARSDEN 1) , KARL L. EVANS 2) and LAILA M. SADLER 2,3,5) ( 1 Project Seahorse, Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Pen eld Ave., Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B1, Canada; 2 Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Rd., Oxford, OX1 3PS, United Kingdom; 3 Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Southwater, West Sussex RH13 9RS, United Kingdom) (Acc. 9-IX-2003) Summary The sex with the higher potential reproductive rate is expected to mate polygamously unless there are temporal or spatial constraints on mate availability. We investigated whether such 4) Corresponding author: A. Vincent, Project Seahorse, Fisheries Centre, The University of British Columbia, 2204 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4, Canada; e-mail: a.vincent@ sheries.ubc.ca. D. Marsden is now at the Fisheries Economics Research Unit, Fisheries Centre, The University of British Columbia, 2204 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4, Canada. K. Evans is now at the BIOME Group, Department of Animal & Plant Sciences, Shef eld University, Shef eld, S10 2TN, United Kingdom. 5) This is a contribution from Project Seahorse. A. Phillips and C.
Behaviour – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2004
Keywords: POTENTIAL REPRODUCTIVE RATE; MATING PATTERNS; HOME RANGES; SYNGNATHIDAE.; MATING SYNCHRONY
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