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  • For anemonefish, male-to-female sex change happens first in the brain

    U. of I. psychology professor Justin Rhodes and his colleagues discovered that the male-to-female sex change in anemonefish occurs first in the brain.

    U. of I. psychology professor Justin Rhodes and his colleagues discovered that the male-to-female sex change in anemonefish occurs first in the brain.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Justin Rhodes, call 217-265-0021; email jrhodes@illinois.edu.  

    The paper “Active feminization of the preoptic area occurs independently of the gonads in Amphiprion ocellaris” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2019.04.002