• The University of Western Australia (M092), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Life Sciences, PhD, Humboldt University of Berlin

Ecological Biology, M.Sc., University of Rome La Sapienza

Biological Sciences, B.Sc., University of Rome La Sapienza

Natural Sciences, B.Sc., University of Rome La Sapienza

Management, Access and Conservation of Species in Trade, M.Sc., International University of Andalucía

External positions

Postdoc, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017

PhD Fellow, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

1 Sep 201331 Dec 2016

Research Scholar, New York University

1 Jan 201130 Jun 2013


  • Animal behaviour
  • Personality
  • Behavioural plasticity
  • Life history theory
  • Adaptation
  • Invasive species
  • Robotics

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 3 Article

Individual plasticity in alternative reproductive tactics declines with social experience in male guppies

Polverino, G., Palmas, B. M., Evans, J. P. & Gasparini, C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 148, p. 113-121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poecilia reticulata
animal behavior
Open Access
Poecilia reticulata
sperm competition
sexual selection
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Gambusia holbrooki
life history

Projects 2018 2021

Press / Media