Bending Genders: The Biology of Natural Sex Change in Fish

  title={Bending Genders: The Biology of Natural Sex Change in Fish},
  author={Erica V. Todd and Hui Liu and Simon Muncaster and Neil J. Gemmell},
  journal={Sexual Development},
  pages={223 - 241}
Sexual fate is no longer seen as an irreversible deterministic switch set during early embryonic development but as an ongoing battle for primacy between male and female developmental trajectories. That sexual fate is not final and must be actively maintained via continuous suppression of the opposing sexual network creates the potential for flexibility into adulthood. In many fishes, sexuality is not only extremely plastic, but sex change is a usual and adaptive part of the life cycle… 

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