Surfing The Wierd

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Change Sexes - Sheephead Fish

Sheephead Fish Change Sexes http://www.livescience.com/bestimg/index.php?url=ls_ugliest_ca_sheephead_03.jpg&cat=uglyanimal You might find a California sheephead like this one roaming the rocky reefs and kelp forests that line the shore from the Channel Islands to Monterey. Amazingly, sheephead are all born females! It is only later in life that all of the fish will go through a change that transforms them into males.

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