Guppy Behavior in Sexual Selection-intro only

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Amanda Wood Rachael Bush Brianna Haynes Sydnee Sommers Guppy Behavior in Sexual Selection
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Brianna Haynes Introduction
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Our Experiment Broken Down The  goal  of our research here was to establish a  trend for the behavior of isolated female Guppy fish  when they are selecting their mates in two opposite  environments (dark and light side of the fish tank).  Why conduct this particular experiment? To better understand how intersexual selection works when the  environment has drastically changed.  Which environment is more favorable for mating? Light or  Dark? Intersexual Selection : Mate choice
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Making the Choice Initial Investment Sperm are cheap Females generate eggs much slower than males generate sperm Parental Investment Typically  females provide most of the care Operational Sex Ratio (O.S.R)  The average ratio of receptive females to sexually active males  at a given time. 
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