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Secrets of a sex-changing fish revealed -- ScienceDaily fish sex change


Sex change is a process by which a person or animal changes sex – that is, by which female Clownfish, wrasses, moray eels, gobies and other fish species are known to change sex, including reproductive functions. A school of clownfish is.

We may take it for granted that the sex of an animal is established at birth and doesn't change. However, about 500 species of fish change sex.

The kobudai in Blue Planet II is far from alone in its sex-changing abilities. Of all the animals, fish are sexually the most fluid. Millions of people saw a dramatic.

Secrets of a sex-changing fish revealed A distinctive male (top left) defends a group of females (yellow), one of which will eventually change.