Life history

Section edited by Thomas Flatt

This section will consider submissions of experimental, observational and descriptive studies of all fields of life history such as fitness, growth, foraging, migration, hibernation and nutrition. Subjects of particular interest also include the evolution and proximate mechanisms of life history plasticity, trade-offs, and constraints, as well as the evolution of life cycles.

  1. Research article

    Active parental care, reproductive performance, and a novel egg predator affecting reproductive investment in the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus

    We used the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus, one of the largest brooding invertebrates in the Western Atlantic, to test for the presence/absence of active parental care and to explore reproductive perform...

    J. Antonio Baeza, Lunden Simpson, Louis J. Ambrosio, Nathalia Mora, Rodrigo Guéron and Michael J. Childress

    BMC Zoology 2016 1:6

    Published on: 23 August 2016