8 – Sperm Competition in Molluscs

@inproceedings{Baur19988S,
  title={8 – Sperm Competition in Molluscs},
  author={Bruno Baur},
  year={1998}
}
Molluscs are numerically the second largest phylum in the animal kingdom with more than 1, 20,000 living species, which are divided into eight classes. Many species are promiscuous and there are different forms of sperm storage, providing the potential for sperm competition. This chapter presents different lines of evidence which suggest that sperm competition might be important in the evolution of the reproductive behavior in some groups of molluscs. It also shows that there are huge gaps in… CONTINUE READING

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