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The male genitalia of a newly described species of freshwater fish (Gambusia quadruncus) comes equipped with four hooks, which come in handy when hapless females try to avoid mating.

By | November 8, 2012

Picture courtesy of NC State University

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December 20, 2012

That is interesting...  So Ilanos mosquitofish (Gambusia quadruncus) does actually mate (as in male/female coupling)? Where can I read more about this?

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