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Figure 2

From: Slow fertilization of stickleback eggs: the result of sexual conflict?

Figure 2

Potential fertilization curves based on the medians (dots) of the experimental fertilization durations (see Fig. 1 white bars). The saturation curve (solid line) assumes instantaneous activation of the sperm after ejaculation, whereas the sigmoid curve (dashed line) assumes that sperm motility starts continuously after sperm release. For a description of the three phases I – III, see the text.

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