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Heterospecific mating and partial prezygotic reproductive isolation in the planktonic marine copepods Centropages typicus and Centropages hamatus

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  • Using Three-Dimensional (3D) Video Observations In Laboratory Experiments
  • I Describe Interspecific And Intergeneric Mating Behaviors And Motility Patterns Of The Common Plank
  • Centropages Hamatus
  • And Temora Longicornis
  • These Observations Are Then Used To Estimate Heterospecific And Conspecific Male Mate-Search Volume
  • Behavioral Prezygotic Reproductive Isolation Between Centropages Species Is Incomplete
  • Since Males Of Each Species Pursued
  • Contacted
  • Captured
  • And
  • In Rare Cases
  • Placed A Spermatophore On The Urosome Of Heterospecific Females
  • T
  • Longicornis Males Also Detected The Diffusible Pheromone Trail And Pursued C
  • Typicus Females To The Point Of Mate Contact
  • Male Mate-Search Tracking Behavior Was Equally Effective On Diffusible Pheromone Trails Of Heterospe
  • Indicating That Pheromone And Hydromechanical Precontact Mating Cues Lack Species Specificity
  • Males Attempted Mating With Both Heterospecific And Conspecific Females At High Frequencies In The L
  • And Species Recognition Is Inferred To Occur Through Contact Chemosensory Cues Or Morphological Inco
  • Heterospecific Mate Encounter Rates In The North Sea Were Maximal In Late Summer (August)
  • Up To
  • 2
  • 000 Encounters M(-3) D(-1)
  • And Were Comparable In Magnitude To Conspecific Encounter Rates During The Same Period
  • C
  • Typicus Females Experience The Highest Incidence Of Heterospecific Mating Interactions
  • Since They Encounter Heterospecific Males At Rates Up To 100+ Encounters Female(-1) D(-1)
  • Ca
  • One Order Of Magnitude Higher Than Encounter Rates With Conspecifics
  • Heterospecific Mating Attempts May Be A Common Feature Of The Reproductive Ecology Of Planktonic Cop

Abstract

Heterospecific mating and partial prezygotic reproductive isolation in the planktonic marine copepods Centropages typicus and Centropages hamatus - DTU Orbit (25/02/14) Heterospecific mating and partial prezygotic reproductive isolation in the planktonic marine copepods Centropages typicus and Centropages hamatus - DTU Orbit (25/02/14) Goetze, E 2008, 'Heterospecific mating and partial prezygotic reproductive isolation in the planktonic marine copepods Centropages typicus and Centropages hamatus' Limnology and Oceanography, vol 53, no. 2, pp. 433-445.

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