Hook up with hermaphrodite
In these groups, hermaphroditism is a normal condition, enabling a form of sexual reproduction in which either partner can act as the "female" or "male".For example, the great majority of tunicates, pulmonate snails, opisthobranch snails and slugs are hermaphrodites.So it seems logical that the hermaphrodite way of reproduction is more successful than the "normal" way. The group of fish known as hamlets en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlet_(fish) are simultaneous haermaphrodites, like snails.
Ed Uhlenhake uses a pitchfork to reveal red worms feeding in a pile of cattle manure at his town of Willow farm northeast of Richland Center.
According to Ovid, he fused with the nymph Salmacis resulting in one individual possessing physical traits of male and female sexes; Alexander ab Alexandro stated, using the term hermaphrodite, that the people who bore the sexes of both man and woman were regarded by the Athenians and the Romans as monsters, and thrown into the sea at Athens and into the Tiber at Rome.
This contrasts simultaneous hermaphrodites, in which an individual may possess fully functional male and female gonads.
is amenable to genetic crosses and produces a large number of progeny per adult.
It reproduces with a life cycle of about 3 days under optimal conditions.