▪ There are two prevalent forms of sexual selection in the animals:Male-Male Competition and Female Choice
▪ Guppies (Poecilia reticulata) have been shown to demonstrate Female Choice
▪ Environmental factors, such as background color, have been shown to affect female interest in specific males
▪ Guppies tend to show interest in the color orange and we predicted that females would show a preference for males on an orange background
Schmid, Haley; Thompson, Michael; Smith, Easton; and Sullivan, Kim, "Setting the Mood: Background Color and Guppy Mate Choice" (2017). Biology Posters. Paper 204.