October 13, 2014 Marina Galperina

In real life, Nemo’s dad “would have to start behaving as a female just a few hours after Nemo’s mom was eaten by a barracuda.” That’s because his species clownfish (of the genus Amphiprion) are protandrious hermaphrodites, modulating their gender as required to sustain their adult breeding pairs. Practical! This is just one of the many things […]

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