Adaptionist

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An adaptationist is a biologist who examines the adaptation value of a certain trait. An adaptionist approach involves testing whether a given trait enhances the inclusive fitness of an organism, that is, the ability of an organism to propagate its genes effectively[1]

References

  1. Alcock, John. 2005. Animal Behavior. Sinauer Associates. ISBN-10:0878930051