Copepod sex-ratio responds to selection

The Anholt Lab report the first multi-generational quantitative evidence that clutch sex ratio responds to artificial selection in both directions (selection for male- and female-biased families) and in multiple populations of T. californicus.

Alexander, H. J., J. M. L. Richardson, and B. R. Anholt. 2014. Multigenerational response to artificial selection for biased clutch sex ratios in Tigriopus californicus populations. J Evolution Biol. 27:1921-1929.

Sampling T. californicus in Barkley Sound, BC.