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Long Story Shorts: Hermaphrodites of the Sea - Hakai Institute

Long Story Shorts: Hermaphrodites of the Sea

The birds and the bees have nothing on these creative reproducers of the deep. Animals in the ocean can be male and female at the same time, or even switch between sexes.

Produced by Katrina Pyne and Josh Silberg

Animations by Katrina Pyne

Illustrations by Mercedes Minck

Footage provided by Rick Coleman

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This episode is part of our series Long Story Shorts—fun, quick explainers about all things coastal science!