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Hermaphroditism in Caridean Shrimps: Mating Systems, Sociobiology, and Evolution, with Special Reference to Lysmata

Raymond T. Bauer

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Hermaphroditism is rare in the decapod Crustacea, but protandry (male to female sex change) is not uncommon in caridean shrimps. Protandric shrimps are generally mobile, living in high-density ... More


Hermaphroditism: A Primer on the Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Dual Sexuality

John Avise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153867
eISBN:
9780231527156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153867.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

While it is true that members of most sexually reproducing species can be defined as either male or female, those who belong to the rest of the biological world are not so simply understood. ... More


Afterword

Kathleen S. Cole

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book was envisaged as an opportunity to focus on a number of topics associated with reproductive biology among marine fishes. The contributions aim to generate new testable models for questions ... More


Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

Zeb Tortorici (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288140
eISBN:
9780520963184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288140.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explorse the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America’s colonial and early national periods. Together the chapters examine how “the unnatural” came to inscribe ... More


Two Sexes in One

John C. Avise and Trudy Nicholson

in Hermaphroditism: A Primer on the Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Dual Sexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153867
eISBN:
9780231527156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153867.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter defines hermaphroditism, and contrasts male with female in diverse organisms. A hermaphrodite is a dual-sex organism that has the capacity to reproduce as both male and female during its ... More


Dual-sex Vertebrates

John C. Avise and Trudy Nicholson

in Hermaphroditism: A Primer on the Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Dual Sexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153867
eISBN:
9780231527156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153867.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter studies hermaphroditism in vertebrates. Hermaphroditism is displayed in several hundred species of bony fishes (teleosts) distributed across about 30 taxonomic families in a dozen ... More


Not Suitable as a Man?: Conscription, Masculinity, and Hermaphroditism in Early Twentieth-Century Japan

Teresa A. Algoso

in Recreating Japanese Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Whereas sex and status had been inseparable social identifiers during preindustrial times, reforms and discourses during the Meiji era had created a new “category of woman that cut across all classes ... More


Phylum Gastrotricha

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The phylum Gastrotricha consists of roughly 500 described species of microscopic, aquatic animals, and has traditionally been divided into the marine Macrodasyoida and the marine or limnic ... More


Introduction

Geertje Mak

in Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers some methodological and theoretical issues constituting the context for this book. It first introduces the reader to the sources that are the basis of the book: the medical ... More


Secrecy and Disclosure: The Politics of Containment

Geertje Mak

in Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to take seriously the fact that the initial response in cases of hermaphroditism was not to disclose the sexual body to a physician in order to have it examined objectively. The ... More


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