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Sex reversal in the Sparid fish Chrysoblephus Laticeps

M. J Penrith
Koedoe | Vol 15, No 1 | a679 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v15i1.679 | © 1972 M. J Penrith | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 December 1972 | Published: 03 December 1972

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M. J Penrith, State Museum, Namibia

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Abstract

Protogynous hermaphroditism is reported in the sparid fish Chrysoblephus laticeps. It appears that there is a factor in their genetic make-up making it possible for various degrees of hermaphroditism to develop.

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