Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Genes Within Populations - Figure 20.18 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

This experiment relies on predators finding their prey based on their color.

Work Step by Step

The experiment described differentiates the guppies based on color, but if predators used something else (odor, vibrations from swimming, etc.) to locate predators, the whole basis for the experiment would disappear.
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