Data from: Do male fish prefer them big and colourful? Non-random male courtship effort in a viviparous fish with negligible paternal investment

Méndez-Janovitz M, Macías Garcia C

Date Published: October 11, 2017

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9s380

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Title Mendez Janovitz and Macias Garcia data
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Description This is an Excel file containing data in three spreadsheet (Male choice trial, Brood size, Offspring survival). The top row from all the spreadsheets contains the label of each column with the variable name and the units. The first spreadsheet named “Male choice trial” contains the phenotypic data from 40 females (standard body length, belly area, dorsal fin area, hue, saturation and brightness) and the response of 10 males (Visit duration and Display frequency). The second spreadsheet named “Brood size” have the phenotypic data from 27 females (standard body length, belly area, dorsal fin area, hue, saturation and brightness) and the number of offspring they gave birth. The third spreadsheet named “Offspring survival” contains the phenotypic data from 11 females (standard body length, belly area, dorsal fin area, hue, saturation and brightness) as well as the number of offspring born, the number of offspring alive at sex weeks of age and the survival measured as the proportion of offspring with six weeks of age from those who were born.
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Méndez-Janovitz M, Macías Garcia C (2017) Do male fish prefer them big and colourful? Non-random male courtship effort in a viviparous fish with negligible paternal investment. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71(11): 160. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-017-2385-2

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Méndez-Janovitz M, Macías Garcia C (2017) Data from: Do male fish prefer them big and colourful? Non-random male courtship effort in a viviparous fish with negligible paternal investment. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9s380
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