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Evolutionary and ecological feedbacks of the survival cost of reproduction
Arguably the most fundamental of trade-offs in life-history evolution is the increase in natural mortality resulting from sexual maturity and reproduction. Despite its central importance, this increase in mortality, a ...
Life-history correlates of extinction risk and recovery potential
Extinction risk is inversely associated with maximum per capita population growth rate (r(max)). However, this parameter is not known for most threatened species, underscoring the value in identifying correlates of r(max) ...
Concurrent habitat and life history influences on effective/census population size ratios in stream-dwelling trout
Lower effective sizes (Ne) than census sizes (N) are routinely documented in natural populations, but knowledge of how multiple factors interact to lower N-e/N ratios is often limited. We show how combined habitat and ...