11 Nov '11, 6pm

Scientists discover 'jealous' hermaphrodite shrimp that murder each other

Scientists discover 'jealous' hermaphrodite shrimp that murder each other

In times of high competition for a mate, each shrimp makes fewer eggs and more sperm, since the eggs are more cost-intensive to produce and one individual's sperm can fertilize many eggs. The goal is to pass on one's genes, and in this case, sperm will do the trick. When two shrimp pair up in a monogamous relationship, however, they shift to making more eggs and less sperm, since there isn't competition for who is going to fertilize whom. [

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/scientis...

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