>I recall discussing sex-change in Desert Gobies, sex ratios in fry (and in
>fish keepers) and even remember mentioning my Flat Rock Creek Inornata
>female with the pointed fins and great colour that successfully produced
>fry. But I must have missed the one on the fish that is "self-satisfied"
>Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.
>Please visit us at http://www.ozemail.com.au/~fisher/angfa.htm
>> From: Adrian R. Tappin <atappin at ecn.net.au>
>> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
>> An interesting subject is hermaphroditism in rainbowfishes. Gerald Allen
>> noted that Chilatherina fasciata are sometimes hermaphroditic; that is
>> male and female reproductive organs are present in the same individual.
>> Romanowski in the ANGFA Journal 'Fishes of Sahul' reported his
>> of apparent hermaphroditism in Melanotaenia fluviatilis.
>> I raised this subject some time ago on this list but it never received
>> feedback. However, this could well indicate that hermaphrodism may be
>> widely deployed in rainbowfishes than previously thought.
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