Spatial variation in egg size and egg number reflects trade-offs and bet-hedging in a freshwater fish
John R Morrongiello, Nicholas R Bond, David A Crook, Bob BM Wong
Journal of Animal Ecology | WILEY | Published : 2012
We thank T., H., M., A. and M. Morrongiello, J. Macdonald, Z. Squires, T. Daniel and H. Clark for field and laboratory help, and J. Thomson and P. A. Svensson for statistical advice. D. Semmens, M. Burd, H. Morrongiello and anonymous reviewers provided valuable comments and discussion that improved this manuscript. This research was financially supported by eWater CRC, the Australian Research Council and Monash University. J. R. Morrongiello was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award (I) scholarship during this research. Collection and handling of fish was conducted under Monash University School of Biological Sciences Ethics Committee approval (SCI 202007/08) and Fisheries Victoria permit RP 882.