Natural vs sexual selection: Why do some Limia vittata fish harbour black spots while others do not?
In Cuba, the species Limia vittata is widespread. This fish that is endemic of the island presents a color polymorphism: some individuals have black spots on their body, while others do not. To understand the origin of this variability in appearance, researchers have tested two hypotheses: natural selection and sexual selection. Continue readingContinue reading
The PROSPOVERG project came to an end, along with two years of close monitoring for the fauna of the Poyen forest, in Guadeloupe. The birds in particular were monitored using three different methods, with a triple objective: to better understand the biodiversity of this forest, to assess the effectiveness and complementarity of the different monitoring methods used, and to…