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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 Two

In the second simulation, you've again stocked your pool with about one hundred guppies, but this time you start the test with an even mix of all four guppy types (brightest, bright, drab, and drabbest). You've also placed a whole host of guppy predators in the test pool: 30 rivulus, 30 acara, and 30 cichlids. Cichlids, generally only found in the largest, deepest stretches of guppy streams, are the most voracious of all guppy predators; each may eat as many as four or five guppies per day.

Guppy Color Types: Even mix

Predator Species and Numbers: 30 rivulus, 30 acara, 30 cichlids

-> 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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