Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 53 - 53.4 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

Protecting and raising offspring increases their chance of survival, but at a cost to the parent.

Work Step by Step

The wrasse invests in some, but not all, of her eggs as a way of creating a middle ground between the cost of parenting and the survival risk of not parenting.
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