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Fitness consequences of female multiple mating: A direct test of indirect benefits

Miguel Barbosa13*, Sean R Connolly2, Mizue Hisano2, Maria Dornelas13 and Anne E Magurran3

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1 CESAM, Department of Biology, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus de Santiago, Aveiro, 3810, Portugal

2 ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, 4811, QLD, Australia

3 Scottish Oceans Institute, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, East Sands, St Andrews, KY16 8LB, Fife, United Kingdom

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:185  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-185

Published: 15 September 2012

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Supporting Information 1. Total number of individuals and the descendants produced, which were used to calculate the means and confidence intervals for Figures 1, 2 and 3. Viable individuals are those that reach sexual maturation and breeding success is the number of those that successfully produce a first brood.

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Supporting Information 2. Model selection using values of ΔAIC (Akaike weights). k: Number of parameters of the model. The estimated best fitting model is shaded in grey.

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