Nils Anthes


Dr. Nils Anthes

University of Tuebingen
Faculty of Science
Institute of Evolution and Ecology
Auf der Morgenstelle 28
72076 Tübingen
Room E5P19
Phone: +49 7071 29 74617
Fax: +49 7071 29 5634


Research Interests

Current projects

  • Marine visual ecology (fluo pages):
    • Phylogenetic patterns and ecological correlates of long-wavelength fluorescence in marine fish.
      (with Nico Michiels, Pierre-Paul Bitton Ulrike Harant, Matteo Santon and others).

  • Applied Conservation Ecology (conservation pages).


Terminated projects

  • Sexual selection and the evolutionary ecology of hermaphroditism (herma pages), e.g.
    • Causes and consequences of sexual selection in simultaneous hermaphrodites
      (with Nico Michiels, Ines Häderer, Patrice David, Lukas Schärer, Joris Koene)
    • Mechanisms and evolutionary dynamics of traumatic mating
      (with Klaus Reinhardt, Rolanda Lange)
    • Costs and benefits of polyandry
      (with Dennis Sprenger, Ines Häderer)

  • Life history consequences of animal personality and filial cannibalism (personality pages):
    • Interactions of animal personality, filial cannibalism and mate choice in gobies
      (with Katja Heubel, Dennis Sprenger, Kai Lindström, Martin Vallon).



since Feb 2009 Tenured lecturer and researcher in the Animal Evolutionary Ecology group, Univ. of Tübingen.
March 2006 - Jan 2009 Research Assistant at the Department of Animal Evolutionary Ecology, University of Tübingen.
2005 - 2006 Dissertation continued and submitted at the University of Tübingen (Animal Evolutionary Ecology).
2002-2005 Dissertation project at the University of Münster.
2002 Graduation in Landscape Ecology (Diplom) at the University of Münster with a thesis on the population ecology of the marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia).



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