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Examines in Marine Biology & Oceanography

Sex Inversion in Hermaphrodite Teleosts

Submission: February 05, 2019; Published: June 04, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/EIMBO.2019.03.000551

ISSN : 2578-031X
Volume3 Issue1


Sequential hermaphroditism is widespread among teleosts and contains one of the most striking expressions of plasticity in sexual development: sex change [1]. Protogyny is more frequent among teleosts and individuals are initially females; later, in adulthood, the ovaries are replaced by testes, transforming them into reproductively active males, whereas in protandry, the reverse occurs

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