Re: NANFA-L-- tubercles

ichthos at
Mon, 31 Oct 2005 16:58:11 +0000

> What is the purpose of breeding tubercles?

Tubercles typically serve two functions, depending on the species. They are body armor and weapons against other males during territorial squabbles, and they are spawning aides, helping males maintain contact with females and in some cases stimulating females to spawn.

Chris Scharpf
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