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Asymmetry, Developmental Stability and Evolution

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Asymmetry, Developmental Stability and Evolution by Anders Pape Moller
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Why does nature love symmetry? In Asymmetry, Developmental Stability and Evolution, Moller and Swaddle analyse the evolutionary implications of symmetry. They advance and explain their theory that symmetry is related to genetic stability and fitness, and that symmetric individuals appear to have quantifiable and significant advantages over their asymmetric counterparts. When assessing potential mates or competitors, animals may be able to use symmetry as an honest indication of quality. This interdisciplinary book, with its associated Web-site, will be of interest to students and researchers in the fields of ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and animal behaviour.
Release date NZ
October 28th, 1997
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
line figures, tables
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
302
Dimensions
154x233x16
ISBN-13
9780198548942
Product ID
1859235

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