Session 1

Session 1: Sexual Selection and Reproduction
Monday, March 25, 2013
Chair: Anders Berglund
9:00–9:20 a.m. Introduction and Orientation
9:20–10:20 a.m.

Keynote Speaker
Sexual selection and climate change
Nuno Monteiro, CIBIO, University of Oporto, Portugal
10:20–10:40 a.m.

Body size differences influences mating competition in the
broad-nosed pipefish

Ingrid Ahnesjö, Gry Sagebakken, Inês Braga Gonçalves, Charlotta Kvarnemo
10:40–11:00 a.m.

Partitioning episodes of total selection in the Gulf pipefish Emily Rose
11:00–11:20 a.m. COFFEE BREAK
11:20–11:40 a.m.

Sexual selection variation with latitude: insights from a
sex-role reversed pipefish

Lídia Ferreira, Natividade Vieira, Nuno Monteiro
11:40–12:00 p.m.

Caring fathers and their energy reserves: a growth hormone experiment on the broad-nosed pipefish (Syngnathus typhle)
Gry Sagebakken
12:00–2:00 p.m. LUNCH
2:00–3:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker
Sexual signals and mating patterns in syngnathidae
Gunilla Rosenqvist, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
3:00–3:20 p.m.

Correlating female secondary sex traits and mating success in the sex-role reversed Gulf Pipefish
Sarah Flanagan
, Emily Rose, James Johnson, Adam Jones
3:20–3:40 p.m.

Sex ratio and density affect sexual selection in a sex-role reversed fish
Tonje Aronsen
, Anders Berglund, Kenyon Mobley, Irja Ratikainen, Gunilla Rosenqvist
3:40–4:00 p.m.

Sexual selection: is time a key variable?
Mário Cunha
, Anders Berglund, Nuno Monteiro
4:00–4:20 p.m. TEA BREAK
4:20–6:20 p.m. iSeahorse demonstration