Imposex in Dog Whelks 2000 - 2002 (VDSI)

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Imposex is the development of male sexual characteristics (the formation of a vas deferens and growth of a penis) in female dog whelks. The common dog whelk, Nucella lapillus, is a marine snail. It is abundant on many rocky shores, where it feeds on barnacles.

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