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Parallelism Isn't Perfect : Could Disease and Flooding Drive a Life-History Anomaly in Trinidadian Guppies?

Parallelism Isn't Perfect : Could Disease and Flooding Drive a Life-History Anomaly in Trinidadian Guppies?

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FITZPATRICK, Sarah W., Julian TORRES-DOWDALL, David N. REZNICK, Cameron K. GHALAMBOR, W. Chris FUNK, 2014. Parallelism Isn't Perfect : Could Disease and Flooding Drive a Life-History Anomaly in Trinidadian Guppies?. In: The American Naturalist. 183(2), pp. 724-730. ISSN 0003-0147. eISSN 1537-5323

@article{Fitzpatrick2014Paral-30403, title={Parallelism Isn't Perfect : Could Disease and Flooding Drive a Life-History Anomaly in Trinidadian Guppies?}, year={2014}, doi={10.1086/674611}, number={2}, volume={183}, issn={0003-0147}, journal={The American Naturalist}, pages={724--730}, author={Fitzpatrick, Sarah W. and Torres-Dowdall, Julian and Reznick, David N. and Ghalambor, Cameron K. and Funk, W. Chris} }

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