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Group Wedekind - Evolutionary Biology and Ecology / Evolutionary Conservation Biology.


'Good genes' and population management

In general, any captive or supportive breeding should minimize the variance in reproductive success that is not linked to viability traits. However, minimizing reproductive skew might not be the best conservation strategy if potential mates differ in their heritable viabilty. If a reproductive skew can be positively linked to heritable viability, there might be a way to optimize this skew with respect to the long-term survival prospects of a population. We are working on the optimal compromise between promoting genetic variation versus promoting heritable viability in small populations.

Examples: Clark et al. (PLoS ONE 2013); Jacob et al. (Mol Ecol 2010); Jacob et al. (Anim Behav 2009); Wedekind et al. (Proc R Soc B 2008); Wedekind (Conserv Biol 2002)

Life-history and population management

Life-history theory predicts that parents weigh their investment in each individual offspring according to the fitness return of the offspring. Parents may therefore alter their investment in particular breeding attempts according to the likelihood of its success and to the perceived attractiveness of their mates. This kind of trade-off calculations may not always work for small populations in their changed (and possibly protected) environment. We study plasticity of life-history traits that could be taken into account in population management.

Examples: Burger et al. (Proc R Soc B 2015); Rudolfsen et al. (Behav Ecol Sociobiol 2008); Wedekind et al. (Biol Conserv 2007)

Evolutionary consequences of fishing and fish stocking

By fishing and by supplementing natural fish populations with hatchery-produced larvae and juveniles, humans are likely to select against certain traits and promote others. We study the evolutionary consequence of fishing and stocking in the context of current habitat changes.

Examples: Wedekind (Hotspot 2015); Escher et al. (Volkswirtschaftsdirektion des Kantons Bern 2013, 186 pp.); Stelkens et al. (Mol Ecol 2012); Nusslé et al. (Evol Ecol 2011; Evol Appl 2009)

Sex ratio management

Manipulating population sex ratio is often possible, either through non-invasive methods like changing sex-determining ecological or social factors, or through more invasive methods such as hormone treatment of embryos. There are a number of scenarios in which manipulations of sex ratios may be an option to promote population growth, at least over a certain time span. The most obvious ones are:
(i) Very small or rapidly declining population sizes call for emergency actions like, for example, captive breeding programs. The increase of population size to above critical levels is one of the first aims of these programs. When population growth is restricted by the availability of oocytes, manipulating sex ratio towards more females might be desirable under some circumstances.
(ii) The sex ratio in small populations is sometimes skewed for a variety of reasons. Manipulating the sex ratio of the coming generations towards less skewed ratios or towards different types of skews might be one of the aims of conservation efforts, especially if the present skew is male biased.

Examples: Pompini et al. (J Fish Biol 2013); Wedekind et al. (Conserv Biol 2013); Stelkens & Wedekind (Mol Ecol 2010); Cotton & Wedekind (Conserv Biol 2009); Lenz et al. (Anim Conserv 2007); Wedekind (Anim Conserv 2002)

Organic pollution and pathogens in the aquatic environment

Organic pollution, especially the increased availability of nutrients to microbial symbionts, enhances the mortality of many water-living organisms. We experimentally study various pathways that may link organic pollution, pathogen growth, and the viability of fish.

Examples: Clark et al. (Funct Ecol 2014); Clark, Wilkins & Wedekind (Mol Ecol 2013); Jacob et al. (Mol Ecol 2010); Wedekind et al. (Ecology 2010)

Alleviating the tragedy of the commons

Game theory can to a large extent explain how cooperation evolves in conflict situations. Many conservation problems are the consequence of conflicts, e.g. of cooperation problems between different stakeholders. We use modelling and experimental games to better understand cooperative solutions to social conflicts.

Examples: dos Santos (Proc R Soc B 2015); dos Santos & Wedekind (Evol Hum Behav 2015); dos Santos, Braithwaite & Wedekind (Front Ecol Evol 2014); dos Santos, Rankin & Wedekind (Evolution 2013; Proc R Soc B 2011); Wedekind & Braithwaite (Curr Biol 2002); Wedekind & Milinski (Science 2000)

Chemical pollution

Chemical substances that could become exotoxicologically relevant have to pass a number of tests before being marketed. In Switzerland and many other countries, these tests are largely following the OECD guidelines (www.oecd.org). We have listed problems with some of these guidelines, and we are testing alternative methods. We are also studying the evolutionary potential of natural populations to adapt to common pollutants.

Examples: Luca et al. (in prep.); Brazzola et al. (Evol Appl 2014); Wedekind (BMC Biol 2014); Wedekind, von Siebenthal & Gingold (Environ Pollut 2007)

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In Press
Wilkins L. G. E., Rogivue A., Fumagalli L., Wedekind C., In Press. Declining diversity of egg-associated bacteria during development of naturally spawned whitefish embryos (Coregonus spp.). Aquatic Sciences .
Burger D., Dolivo G., Marti E., Sieme H., Wedekind C., 2015. Female major histocompatibility complex type affects male testosterone levels and sperm number in the horse (Equus caballus). Proceedings of the Royal Society: B Biological Sciences 282(1807) p. 20150407. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
dos Santos M., 2015. The evolution of anti-social rewarding and its countermeasures in public goods games. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B Biological Sciences 282(1798) p. 20141994. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
dos Santos M., Wedekind C., 2015. Reputation based on punishment rather than generosity allows for evolution of cooperation in sizable groups. Evolution and Human Behavior 36(1) pp. 59-64. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 03-2015. Fischbesatz: Komplex und emotional. Hotspot 31 p. 22. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., 03-2015. Repeuplement piscicole: complexe et émotionnel. Hotspot 31 p. 22. [url editor site]
Clark E.S., Pompini M., Marques da Cunha L., Wedekind C., 2014. Maternal and paternal contributions to pathogen resistance dependent on development stage in a whitefish (Salmonidae). Functional Ecology 28(3) pp. 714-723. [DOI] [Web of Science]
dos Santos M., Braithwaite V.A., Wedekind C., 2014. Exposure to superfluous information reduces cooperation and increases antisocial punishment in reputation-based interactions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2 p. 41. [DOI]
Käser R., Bruckmaier R.M., Thomas S., Wedekind C., Sieme H., Burger D., 2014. Inter- and intra-individual variation of oxytocin secretion in oestrous mares exposed to stallions. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 34(1) p. 158. [DOI]
Laugen A.T., Engelhard G.H., Whitlock R., Arlinghaus R., Dankel D.J., Dunlop E.S., Eikeset A.M., Enberg K., Jørgensen C., Matsumura S. et al., 2014. Evolutionary impact assessment: accounting for evolutionary consequences of fishing in an ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Fish and Fisheries 15(1) pp. 65-96. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Stelkens R.B., Pompini M., Wedekind C., 2014. Testing the effects of genetic crossing distance on embryo survival within a metapopulation of brown trout (Salmo trutta). Conservation Genetics 15(2) pp. 375-386. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 2014. Fish populations surviving estrogen pollution. BMC Biology 12 p. 10. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wespi B., Sieme H., Wedekind C., Burger D, 2014. Permanent stallion contact hastens onset of mares' cyclicity after winter anoestrus. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 34(1) p. 162. [DOI]
Wespi B., Sieme H., Wedekind C., Burger D., 2014. Exposure to stallion accelerates the onset of mares' cyclicity. Theriogenology 82(2) pp. 189-194. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Abbott R., Albach D., Ansell S., Arntzen J.W., Baird S.J., Bierne N., Boughman J., Brelsford A., Buerkle C.A., Buggs R. et al., 2013. Hybridization and speciation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26(2) pp. 229-246. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Clark E.S., Wilkins L.G., Wedekind C., 2013. MHC class I expression dependent on bacterial infection and parental factors in whitefish embryos (Salmonidae). Molecular Ecology 22(20) pp. 5256-5269. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
dos Santos M., Rankin D.J., Wedekind C., 2013. Human cooperation based on punishment reputation. Evolution 67(8) pp. 2446-2450. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Escher M., Bettge K., Wedekind C., 10-2013. GewässerZustand Aaretal. 186 p., Volkswirtschaftsdirektion des Kantons Bern. [url editor site]
Heino M., Baulier L., Boukal D.S., Ernande B., Johnston F.D., Mollet F., Pardoe H., Therkildsen N.O., Uusi-Heikkilä S., Vainikka A. et al., 2013. Can fisheries-induced evolution shift reference points for fisheries management? ICES Journal of Marine Science 70(4) pp. 707-721. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Pompini M, Clark E.S., Wedekind C., 2013. Pathogen-induced hatching and population-specific life-history response to water-borne cues in brown trout (Salmo trutta). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67(4) pp. 649-656. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Pompini M., Buser A.M., Thali M.R., Von Siebenthal B.A., Nusslé S., Guduff S., Wedekind C., 2013. Temperature-induced sex reversal is not responsible for sex-ratio distortions in grayling Thymallus thymallus or brown trout Salmo trutta. Journal of Fish Biology 83(2) pp. 404-411. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Evanno G., Székely T., Pompini M., Darbellay O., Guthruf J., 2013. Persistent unequal sex ratio in a population of grayling (salmonidae) and possible role of temperature increase. Conservation Biology 27(1) pp. 229-234. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Arlettaz R., Maurer M.L., Mosimann-Kampe P., Nusslé S., Abadi F., Braunisch V., Schaub M., 2012. New vineyard cultivation practices create patchy ground vegetation, favouring Woodlarks. Journal of Ornithology 153(1) pp. 229-238. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Burger D., Wedekind C., Wespi B., Imboden I., Meinecke-Tillmann S., Sieme H., 2012. The potential effects of social interactions on reproductive efficiency of stallions. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 32(8) pp. 455-457. [DOI] [Web of Science]
dos Santos M., Rodrigues J F.M., Wedekind C., Rankin D.J., 2012. The establishment of communication systems depends on the scale of competition. Evolution and Human Behavior 33(3) pp. 232-240. [DOI] [Web of Science]
dos Santos M., Wedekind C., 2012. Examining punishment at different explanatory levels. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35(1) pp. 23-24. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Stelkens R.B., Jaffuel G., Escher M., Wedekind C., 2012. Genetic and phenotypic population divergence on a microgeographic scale in brown trout. Molecular Ecology 21(12) pp. 2896-2915. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Stelkens R.B., Pompini M., Wedekind C., 2012. Testing for local adaptation in brown trout using reciprocal transplants. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12(1) p. 247. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., 2012. Managing population sex ratios in conservation practice: how and why? pp. 81-96 in Povilitis T. (eds.) Topics in Conservation Biology. InTech, Open Access Publisher. [url editor site] [DOI]
Wedekind C., 06-2012. MHC-korrelierte Gerüche und Partnerwahl: Schönheit liegt in der Nase des Riechenden. pp. 42-46 in Kappeler D. (eds.) Geschmackssachen. Winterthurer Fortbildungskurs 34. Kappeler D.. [url editor site]
dos Santos M., Rankin D.J., Wedekind C., 2011. The evolution of punishment through reputation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 278(1704) pp. 371-377. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Nusslé S., Bréchon A., Wedekind C., 2011. Change in individual growth rate and its link to gill-net fishing in two sympatric whitefish species. Evolutionary Ecology 25(3) pp. 681-693. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Althaus S., Jacob A., Graber W., Hofer D., Nentwig W., Kropf C., 04-2010. A double role of sperm in scorpions: the mating plug of Euscorpius italicus (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae) consists of sperm. Journal of Morphology 271(4) pp. 383-393. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2010. Male mutation bias and possible long-term effects of human activities. Conservation Biology 24(5) pp. 1190-1197. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jacob A., Evanno G., Von Siebenthal B.A., Grossen C., Wedekind C., 2010. Effects of different mating scenarios on embryo viability in brown trout. Molecular Ecology 19(23) pp. 5296-5307. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jaquiéry J., Broquet T., Aguilar C., Evanno G., Perrin N., 2010. Good genes drive female choice for mating partners in the lek-breeding European treefrog. Evolution 64(1) pp. 108-115. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jiricny N., Diggle S.P., West S.A., Evans B.A., Ballantyne G., Ross-Gillespie A., Griffin A.S., 04-2010. Fitness correlates with the extent of cheating in a bacterium. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23(4) pp. 738-747. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Kümmerli R., Burton-Chellew M.N., Ross-Gillespie A., West S.A., 2010. Resistance to extreme strategies, rather than prosocial preferences, can explain human cooperation in public goods games. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(22) pp. 10125-10130. [DOI] [Pubmed]
Stelkens R.B., Young K.A., Seehausen O., 09-2010. The accumulation of reproductive incompatibilities in African cichlid fish. Evolution 64(3) pp. 617-633. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Evanno G., 2010. Mate choice, the major histocompatibility complex, and offspring viability. pp. 309-321 in Muehlenbein M. P. (eds.) Human Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., Gessner M.O., Vazquez F., Maerki M., Steiner D., 2010. Elevated resource availability sufficient to turn opportunistic into virulent fish pathogens. Ecology 91(5) pp. 1251-1256. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C., Pompini M., 04-2010. Salmonid embryos. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 91(2) pp. 230-231. [DOI]
Wedekind C., Stelkens R.B., 2010. Tackling the diversity of sex determination. Biology letters 6(1) pp. 7-9. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2009. Population consequences of environmental sex reversal. Conservation Biology 23(1) pp. 196-206. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Evanno G., Castella E., Antoine C., Paillat G., Goudet J., 2009. Parallel changes in genetic diversity and species diversity following a natural disturbance. Molecular Ecology 18(6) pp. 1137-1144. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Jacob A., Evanno G., Renai E., Sermier R., Wedekind C., 01-2009. Male body size and breeding tubercles are both linked to intra-sexual dominance and reproductive success in the minnow. Animal Behaviour 77(4) pp. 823-829. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Nusslé S., Bornand C.N., Wedekind C., 2009. Fishery-induced selection on an Alpine whitefish: quantifying genetic and environmental effects on individual growth rate. Evolutionary Applications 2(2) pp. 200-208. [embargo unspecified] [DOI] [Web of Science]
Rankin D.J., Dos Santos M., Wedekind C., 2009. The evolutionary significance of costly punishment is still to be demonstrated. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(50) pp. E135. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Stelkens R.B., Schmid C., Selz O., Seehausen O., 2009. Phenotypic novelty in experimental hybrids is predicted by the genetic distance between species of cichlid fish. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9(283) p. 283. [Document] [DOI] [Pubmed]
Stelkens R.B., Seehausen O., 08-2009. Phenotypic divergence but not genetic distance predicts assortative mating among species of a cichlid fish radiation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8) pp. 1679-1694. [DOI] [Pubmed]
von Siebenthal B.A., Jacob A., Wedekind C., 03-2009. Tolerance of whitefish embryos to Pseudomonas fluorescens linked to genetic and maternal effects, and reduced by previous exposure. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 26(3) pp. 531-535. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Wedekind C, 02-2009. Darwin unterschätzt. NZZ am Sonntag p. 21.
Wedekind C., 02-2009. Darwin und die Naturschutzbiologie. Eine evolutionäre Sicht auf den Artenschutz. Hotspot (Forum Biodiversität Schweiz) 19 pp. 14-15. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., 06-2009. Wie der Mensch die Menschlichkeit lernte. Spiegel Online (Wissenschaft) pp. -. [Document] [url editor site]
Kerth G., 2008. Animal sociality: bat colonies are founded by relatives. Current Biology 18(17) pp. R740-R742. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Parapanov R., Nusslé S., Hausser J., Vogel P., 2008. Histological description of seminiferous epithelium and cycle length of spermatogenesis in the water shrew Neomys fodiens (Mammalia: Soricidae). Animal Reproduction Science 107(1-2) pp. 148-160.
Rudolfsen G., Müller R., Urbach D., Wedekind C., 2008. Predicting the mating system from phenotypic correlations between life-history and sperm quality traits in the Alpine whitefish Coregonus zugensis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62(4) pp. 561-567. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Urbach D., Britschgi A., Jacob A., Bittner D., Bernet D., Wahli T., Yoccoz N.G., Wedekind C., 2008. Gonadal alterations in male whitefish Coregonus fatioi: no evidence for genetic damage reducing viability in early life stages. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 81(2) pp. 119-125. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Urbach D., Cotton S., 2008. On the consequences of sexual selection for fisheries-induced evolution. Evolutionary Applications 1 pp. 645-649.
Wedekind C., Jacob A., Evanno G., Nusslé S., Müller R., 2008. Viability of brown trout embryos positively linked to melanin-based but negatively to carotenoid-based colours of their fathers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences 275(1644) pp. 1737-1744. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Cotton S., 2007. Individual recognition: mice, MUPs and the MHC. Current Biology 17(22) pp. R971-R973. [DOI] [Pubmed]
Cotton S., Pomiankowski A., 2007. Sexual selection: does condition dependence fail to resolve the 'lek paradox'? Current Biology : Cb 17(9) pp. R335-R337. [DOI] [Pubmed]
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2007. Control of introduced species using Trojan sex chromosomes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22(9) pp. 441-443. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Cotton S., Wedekind C., 2007. Introduction of Trojan sex chromosomes to boost population growth. Journal of Theoretical Biology 249(1) pp. 153-161. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Földvári M., Pomiankowski A., Cotton S., Carr M., 2007. A comprehensive morphological and molecular description of a new Teleopsis species (Diptera; Diopsidae) from Thailand. Zootaxa 1620 pp. 37-51.
Jacob A., Nusslé S., Britschgi A., Evanno G., Müller R., Wedekind C., 2007. Male dominance linked to size and age, but not to 'good genes' in brown trout (Salmo trutta). BMC Evolutionary Biology 7(1) p. 207. [Document] [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Lenz T. L., Jacob A., Wedekind C., 2007. Manipulating sex ratio to increase population growth: the example of the Lesser Kestrel. Animal Conservation 10(2) pp. 236-244. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Urbach D., Bittner D., Lenz T. L., Bernet D., Wahli T., Wedekind C., 2007. Sperm velocity in an Alpine whitefish: effects of age, size, condition, fluctuating asymmetry and gonad abnormalities. Journal of Fish Biology 71(3) pp. 672-683. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., 2007. Body odors and body odor preferences in humans. pp. 315-320 in Dunbar R. I. M., Barrett L. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
Wedekind C., 2007. Fata Morgana. Signifikanter Nonses. NZZ am Sonntag 21 pp. 24-25.
Wedekind C., Escher S., Van de Waal M., Frei E., 2007. The major histocompatibility complex and perfumers' descriptions of human body odors. Evolutionary Psychology 5(2) pp. 330-343. [Document] [url editor site]
Wedekind C., Rudolfsen G., Jacob A., Urbach D., Muller R., 2007. The genetic consequences of hatchery-induced sperm competition in a salmonid. Biological Conservation 137(2) pp. 180-188. [DOI] [Web of Science]
Wedekind C., von Siebenthal B., Gingold R., 2007. The weaker points of fish acute toxicity tests and how tests on embryos can solve some issues. Environmental Pollution 148(2) pp. 385-389. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Bhagwat S. A., Rutte C., 2006. Sacred groves: potential for biodiversity management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 4 pp. 519-524.
Burger M., Jacob A., Kropf C., 2006. Copulatory behavior and web of Indicoblemma lannaianum from Thailand (Arachnida, Araneae, Tetrablemmidae). Journal of Arachnology 34(1) pp. 176-185. [Document] [Web of Science]
Rülicke T., Guncz N., Wedekind C., 2006. Early maternal investment in mice: no evidence for compatible-genes sexual selection despite hybrid vigor. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19(3) pp. 922-928. [DOI] [Web of Science] [Pubmed]
Rutte C., Taborsky M., Brinkhof M. W. G., 2006. What sets the odds of winning and losing? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21 pp. 16-21.
Wedekind C., 2006. Genetische Aspekte des Fischereimanagements. in Bewirtschaftung stehender Gewässer: von Eutrophierung zu Reoligotrophierung (Fortbildungskurs des Bundes für Fischereiaufseherinnen und Fischereiaufseher). Bundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU-OFEV-UFAM), Bern. [url editor site]
Wedekind C., 2006. Unzulässige Schlussfolgerungen. NZZ am Sonntag 51(51) p. 22.
Wedekind C., Seebeck T., Bettens F., Paepke A. J., 2006. The intensity of human body odors and the MHC: should we expect a link? Evolutionary Psychology 4 pp. 85-94. [Document] [url editor site]
Urbach D., Folstad I., Rudolfsen G., 2005. Effects of ovarian fluid on sperm velocity in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 57 pp. 438-444.
Wedekind C., Bettens F., Chapuisat M., Füri S., Homberger F.R., Macas E., Paepke A.J., Rülicke T., Seebeck T., 2000. Examples of MHC-correlated sexual selection in mice and humans. pp. 437-444 in Espmark Y., Amundsen T., Rosenqvist G. (eds.) Animal signals: signalling and signal design in animal communication. Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim.
Phd thesis
Wilkins L. G. E., 11-2014. Diversity of salmonid eggs and their bacterial symbionts: genetic and environmental effects. 343 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind, C. (dir.).
Pompini M., 01-2013. Genetic and environmental effects on early life-history traits in salmonids. 183 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind, C. (dir.).
Clark E. S., 2012. Phenotypic plasticity in salmonid embryos : characterizing pathogen-induced stress effects on heritable variation in traits and reaction norms. 205 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind, C. (dir.).
Clark E. S., 08-2012. Phenotypic plasticity in salmonid embryos: characterizing pathogen-induced stress effects on heritable variation in traits and reaction norms. Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind, C. (dir.).
Jacob A., 2009. Intra- and intersexual selection and their potential consequences on fitness-relevant traits in several fish species. Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind C. (dir.).
von Siebenthal B. A., 2009. Genetic and maternal contributions to offspring viability under different environmental conditions in various salmonids. Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind C. (dir.).
Urbach D., 2008. Linking sexual selection and conservation biology in fish. 112 p., Université de Lausanne, Faculté de biologie et médecine, Wedekind C. (dir.).


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