Contributed Oral Session 61: Evolutionary Ecology: Aquatic Systems
Tuesday, August 9, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 518 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Baeza, J. Antonio*,1, 1 Department of Biology, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, USA, On the evolution of protandric-simultaneous hermaphroditism in the shrimp Lysmata wurdemanni: A consequence of sex-dependent energetic costs, mortality rates, or time commitments?
1:50 PM: Weese, Dylan*,1, Kinnison, Michael1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Orono, Maine, Comparing the pattern and strength of natural selection between high and low-predation populations of Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata.
2:10 PM: Gordon, Swanne*,1, Hendry, Andrew 1, Reznick, David2, 1 McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada2 University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California, U.S., Rate of adaptation to new environments in Trinidadian guppies.
2:30 PM: Schwartz, Amy1, Hendry, Andrew1, 1 McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Female preferences evolve in response to divergent predation pressure in guppies (Poecilia reticulata).
2:50 PM: Claessen, David*,1, 2, Andersson, Jens3, 1 University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands2 Universite Paris 6, Paris, France3 Umea University, Umea, Sweden, The role of generation cycles in the evolution of resource polymorphism.
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3:20 PM: Klug, Hope*,1, Lindström, Kai2, St. Mary, Colette1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA2 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, Parents benefit when they eat their own offspring: Filial cannibalism in the sand goby, Pomatoschistus minutus.
3:40 PM: Hayward, April*,1, Kolasa, Jurek1, 1 McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, Allometric scaling at higher levels of biological organisation: Evidence from natural aquatic microcosm ecosystems.
4:00 PM: Finkel, Zoe*,1, 1 Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, Climatically-driven macroevolutionary change in the size of marine planktonic diatoms.
4:20 PM: Weir, Laura*,1, Grant, James2, Hutchings, Jeffrey1, 1 Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada2 Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Operational sex ratio and aggression within alternative strategies in male Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar.
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