Our aims are to understand patterns of energy turnover, growth and growth costs in both wild and labreared animals of different genetic/phenotypic sex to better understand the metabolic consequences of sex-reversal in two model systems with different patterns of GSD, Bassiana duperryii [XX (female): XY (male)] and Pogona vitticeps [ZW (female): ZZ (male)]. These are ideal systems as we already have sex-markers developed and a great deal of prior knowledge on the frequencies and abundances of sex-reversal in the wild. We will test the following questions
|Short title||Energetic costs of sex reversal|
|Effective start/end date||23/03/20 → 1/12/21|
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