- An increase in pH boosts olfactory communication in sticklebacksJan Heuschele
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, PO Box 65, Helsinki 00014, Finland
Biol Lett 3:411-3. 2007..In a laboratory choice experiment, gravid females were more attracted to male olfactory cues when pH was raised. This could compensate for impaired visual communication in eutrophied waters and facilitate adaptive mate choice...
- Is sexual selection beneficial during adaptation to environmental change?Ulrika Candolin
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, P O Box 65, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Trends Ecol Evol 23:446-52. 2008..However, once sexually selected traits start to evolve, sexual selection can accelerate adaptation. The role of sexual selection in extinction appears to be minor, but the results could be skewed...