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n.1.Separation of the sexes in different individuals; - opposed to hermaphroditism.
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The sea scallop Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin 1791) is one of the few gonochoristic broadcast spawners in the pectinid family.
For example, D'Anna & Sommer (2011) provided compelling evidence that the gonochoristic Pristionchus uniformis Fedorko & Stanuszek is a European native scarab associate that arrived in North America and expanded its host range to scarabs there and possibly to the Colorado potato beetle (CPB), Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) belonging to an entirely different beetle family (Chrysomelidae).
max] = maximum age in years; f = fish; i = invertebrates; PH = protogynous hermaprodite; SH = sequential hermaphro- dite; GO = gonochoristic.
Recently, proposals for a classification system of gonad development in both gonochoristic and hermaphroditic fishes have been made (e.
Ecology and behavior of lizards of the parthenogenetic Cnemidophorus laredoensis complex and their gonochoristic relative Cnemidophorus gularis: implications for coexistence.
Intersex has been reported in a wide variety of gonochoristic species of wild freshwater and marine fish worldwide (Allen et al.
Rockfishes are gonochoristic, with internal fertilization.
This study also confirms the gonochoristic sexual pattern of the northern stock, and it reveals evidence of age truncation and relatively high proportions of immature Tilefish in the recent catch.
2002]; Sauria: Teiidae), represents the descendants of one hybrid female between the gonochoristic species C.