ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 2001, 61, 497501 doi:10.1006/anbe.2000.1585, available online at http://www.idealibrary.com on ERIK PETERSSON* & TORBJO RN JA RVI§ } } *National Board of Fisheries, Laboratory of Stream-water Ecology, Alvkarleby } Department of Zoology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University National Board of Fisheries, Institute for Freshwater Research §Department of Population Genetics, Stockholm University (Received 15 May 2000; initial acceptance 6 July 2000; final acceptance 29 September 2000; MS. number: SC-1188) he mating system of anadromous brown trout, Salmo trutta L., resembles that of many other oviparous aquatic vertebrates, and may be characterized by male dominance monogamy and female coyness. In such mating systems males usually court females to obtain them as mates and the courtship can be regarded as a contest between male salesmanship and female sales resistance (Williams 1966). If male courtship is simple and brief it may be easy for a low-quality male to perform as well as one of high quality. If the only indicator a female has of a male's `quality' is his courtship, there will be strong selection favouring female coyness and/or more elaborate courtship (Halliday 1978). Before spawning takes place in brown trout, a female selects a spawning site and starts to cut
Animal Behaviour – Elsevier
Published: Feb 1, 2001
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