Un-culutred musings on art, music, society and the wondrous bivalve
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Here's a tidbit, thanks to Ilene Polansky.
"There is no way of telling male oysters from females by examining their shells. While oysters have separate sexes, they may change sex one or more times during their life span. The gonads, organs responsible for producing both eggs and sperm, surround the digestive organs and are made up of sex cells, branching tubules and connective tissue."