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Sex and the Single Guppy

Intro | Discovery | Hypotheses | Simulation 1 | Analysis 1 | Simulation 2 | Analysis 2 | Conclusion | Gallery

Testing the Hypotheses: Simulation One

In the first simulation, you've stocked your pool with about one hundred guppies, all of which are very drab in coloration at the beginning of the test. In the same pool you've placed about 30 rivulus, one of the least voracious of all guppy predators. These predator fish, which typically occupy the highest reaches of guppy streams, generally eat only young guppies and do not distinguish between males and females.

Guppy Color Types: Mostly drab

Predator Species and Numbers: 30 rivulus

-> What will happen in your simulation pool over time?

Intro | Discovery | Hypotheses | Simulation 1 | Analysis 1 | Simulation 2 | Analysis 2 | Conclusion | Gallery

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