Sex and the shifting biodiversity dynamics of marine animals in deep time

Volume: 113, Issue: 49, Pages: 14073 - 14078
Published: Nov 7, 2016
Abstract
Significance Fertilization mechanisms explain broad patterns in the taxonomic distribution of diversity in marine animals, as argued previously for land plants. We argue that fertilization via copulation (or some other significant interaction among adults) permits additional mechanisms of reproductive isolation and smaller population sizes relative to fertilization via the broadcasting of sperm into the water, thus enhancing diversification...
Paper Details
Title
Sex and the shifting biodiversity dynamics of marine animals in deep time
Published Date
Nov 7, 2016
Volume
113
Issue
49
Pages
14073 - 14078
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