Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to an alloparent

Etymologies

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alloparent +‎ -al

Examples

  • Dominant females benefited when subordinates provided alloparental brood care, but the reverse was not true: dominant brood care was reduced when subordinates showed more alloparental brood care, but not vice versa

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  • It remains to be seen whether reciprocal alloparental brood care in cichlids may emerge in related dyads

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  • We measured dominant and subordinate female alloparental brood care and reproductive success in four separate experiments and show that unrelated female dominant and subordinate cichlid fish care for each other's broods (alloparental brood care), but that there is no evidence for reciprocal 'altruism' (no correlation between alloparental care received and given).

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  • After spawning was completed, maternal brood care (abbreviated 'brood care' throughout) and alloparental brood care

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  • We focused on the relationship between helping behavior and receipt of alloparental care or reproductive opportunities.

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  • Subordinate females were then much more likely to defend one of those patches as a territory against the dominant female and to cease providing alloparental care.

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  • Instead, subordinate females appear to pay with alloparental care for own direct reproduction.

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  • We measured dominant and subordinate female alloparental brood care and reproductive success in four separate experiments and show that unrelated female dominant and subordinate cichlid fish care for each other's broods (alloparental brood care), but that there is no evidence for reciprocal 'altruism' (no correlation between alloparental care received and given).

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  • Male brood care and alloparental brood care was rare and excluded from the analyses.

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  • For this purpose, only subordinate alloparental brood care of unrelated dominant females 'broods, and dominant alloparental brood care for subordinate females' broods were considered

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