Sperm Shopping

A report, Competition drives evolution of ‘super sperm’ in New Scientist shows how competition drives evolution of sperm. More promiscuous Cichlid fishes produce larger, faster and longer-living sperm than their monogamous counterparts. Apparently, researchers in Germany have identified an oral sex gene and shows how female Cichlids go “sperm shopping” driving stiffer competition among the sperm.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: