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Sperm competition has led to spectacular adaptations in males and their ejaculates. A recent study of Tanganykan cichlids provides compelling evidence that sperm competition can drive the evolution of faster, longer sperm.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.cub.2009.02.026

Type

Journal article

Journal

Curr Biol

Publication Date

14/04/2009

Volume

19

Pages

R292 - R294

Keywords

Animals, Biological Evolution, Cichlids, Female, Fertilization, Male, Sexual Behavior, Animal, Sperm Motility, Spermatozoa