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Gender-bending Down Under
Photograph by David Doubilet


Male or female? It’s sometimes tough to tell with the clown anemonefish (Amphiprion percula) due to its gender-bending ways. In social groups, when the dominant female dies, the male of the pair changes sex and then takes charge.



Camera: Nikon F4
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia
Lens: 60mm macro lens
Speed and F-Stop: 1/15 @ f/16
Weather Conditions: N/A
Time of Day: N/A
Lighting Techniques: 2 strobes





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