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Zoologger: Transgender fish perform reverse sex flip

When it comes to selecting mates, hawkfish keep their options open. The flamboyantly coloured reef dwellers start life as females but can transform into males after maturing...

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  • Kadota, T, Osato, J, Nagata, K, Sakai, Y. 2012. Reversed Sex Change in The Haremic Protogynous Hawkfish Cirrhitichthys falco in Natural Conditions. Ethology 118(3):226-234. 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2011.02005.x
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