Gonochorism

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Gon`o`cho´rism


n.1.Separation of the sexes in different individuals; - opposed to hermaphroditism.
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2013) has been documented in both gonochoristic (Choat and Robertson, 2002; Robertson et al.
It is a gonochoristic species with internal fertilization and development occurring in egg capsules, which contain extra-embryonic food sources in the intracapsular fluid allowing the embryos to hatch as crawling juveniles (Penchaszadeh & Miloslavich, 2001).
However, other researchers have suggested background levels of hermaphroditism in any normally gonochoristic fish species, like largemouth bass, should be very low (Blazer et al, 2007, Blazer et al, 2012).
Crustaceans exhibit a variety of sexual systems, ranging from gonochoristic (separate sexes) to a wide range of sequential, simultaneous, and mixed hermaphroditic systems (Charniaux-Cotton and Payen, 1985; Bauer, 2000; Avise, 2011; Weeks et al.
It is a solitary, gonochoristic species with no evidence of sexual reversals being observed.
Breadth and overlap of the diet between syntopic populations of parthenogenetic Aspidoscelis tesselata C and gonochoristic Aspidoscelis sexlineata (Squamata: Teiidae) in southeastern Colorado.
It is to mention here that the letrozole exposed fishes retained the sex reversed masculinity until six months of observation even after withdrawal of the treatment suggesting that gonochoristic fish particularly common carp and tilapia maintain their sexual plasticity until adulthood [39].
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).