No sex for all-female fish species (page 2)

An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of the Amazon molly, a fish that reproduces asexually. The researchers expected that the asexual organism would be at a genetic disadvantage, but the Amazon molly is thriving.

No sex for all-female fish species

They reproduce through gynogenesis. Their offspring are clones of the mother. According to established theories, the Amazon molly should have become extinct a long time ago. A new study shows ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from AlphaGalileo

Despite Odds, Fish Species That Bypasses Sexual Reproduction Is Thriving

An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of the Amazon molly, a fish that reproduces asexually. The researchers expected that the asexual organism would be at a genetic disadvantage, ...

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Newswise

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