Guppies: Ornamentation and Attractiveness in Guppies

Description Format Source References Examples

Description

The father's ornamentation (composite score of color and brightness) and son's attractiveness (relative rates of visits by females) in male guppies (Poecilia reticulata).

Format

A data frame with 36 observations on the following 2 variables.

father.ornament

a numeric vector

son.attract

a numeric vector

Source

inferred from Brooks, R. 2000. Negative genetic correlation between male sexual attractiveness and survival. Nature 406: 67-70.

References

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v406/n6791/abs/406067a0.html

Examples

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str(Guppies)
xyplot(son.attract ~ father.ornament,
  Guppies,
  xlab = "Father's ornamentation",
  ylab = "Son's attractiveness"
  )

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