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Melanopus, Green and Fisher, 2004), survival 18 Bridget S. Green (A. , 1993) and size at hatching (Pleuronectes ferrugineus, Benoit and Pepin, 1999). The complexity of the ‘maternal effects’–‘environmental temperature’ relationship is demonstrated in a range of taxa, the eggs of many of which are generally easier to raise and manipulate in large numbers than for fish. For most of the experiments described below it would be difficult to replicate the scale of experimentation on fish. , 2003a). In a very different ectotherm taxa, the rotifer, temperature of the maternal environment directly and considerably affected offspring size through differential maternal allocation, an effect which snowballed until adult size was reached (Stelzer, 2002).
Labile sex determination is an advantage when individual fitness in a particular environment is gender dependent (Conover, 1984; Conover and Heins, 1987a) and can occur across a season to favor growth of one sex over the other if reproductive success depends on size, for example, Atlantic silverside M. menidia (Conover, 1984), tidewater silverside M. , 2002), and two atherinids O. bonariensis and P. , 1997). There are two reported reaction norms for TSD within a population. Firstly, there is an inverse relationship between temperature during larval development and proportion of offspring that differentiate as females (Fig.
Unlike insects though, there are many limitations in breeding fishes because of the requirement for an aquatic environment and the large proportional change in size in the early life stages. 5. Review overview The purpose of this present review is to describe the range of sources, responses and expressions of maternal effect described in fishes. Firstly, the evidence of maternal effects associated with the maternal environment will be described; secondly, the evidence of maternal effects and their link to maternal attributes; thirdly, the traits affected, time course of effects, and patterns of expression of maternal effects will be summarised; and finally I will synthesise information about when maternal effects would be most likely to occur and review the difficulty in studying maternal effects in fishes, with suggestions as to why maternal effects may not be detected.