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Old 04/29/2008, 07:21 PM   #1
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Clowns that don't change sex??

I was told today that there is a species of Clowns that do not change sex. Can this be true?? If so, does anyone know the species of Clowns??? Thanks

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Old 04/29/2008, 08:15 PM   #2
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That's a new one on me.

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Old 04/29/2008, 10:08 PM   #3
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Clownfish as well as most spieces of damselfish are hermaphrodites, as in they have the ability to go from sexless juveniles to either male or female.

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Old 04/30/2008, 08:16 AM   #4
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Thanks to both of you. We were in heavy doubt that this could be true but came from what we thought might have been a reliable source! Guess not too reliable!!

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Old 04/30/2008, 10:22 PM   #5
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Technically there is a type of clownfish that will not change it's sex and that is a female clownfish. A male can change to female but not the other way around. But as far as a species, clownfish are all Protandrous Hermaphrodites.

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Old 05/01/2008, 07:54 AM   #6
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female clowns

Wow. That is a very interesting way to look at it, so I guess technically it is correct. I will pass this along!!!

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