Mating Rituals of Shipworms

  • Reuben Shipway

Press/Media: Research

Description

Reports on research by Reuben Shipway which captured on film, for the first time, the mating rituals of shipworms  

Period9 Dec 2020 → 5 Apr 2021

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleUn Mollusque Livre Une Étrange Guerre Sexuelle
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletScience et Vie
    Media typePrint
    Country/TerritoryFrance
    Date5/04/21
    DescriptionCoverage of research by Reuben Shipway which captured on film, for the first time, the mating rituals of shipworms
    PersonsReuben Shipway
  • TitleShipway’s Shipworm Sex Frenzy Film
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletImprobable Research
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date13/01/21
    DescriptionA competitive sexual frenzy in which bigger appendages have the most success of reproducing might sound like the briefing for a porn film, but instead, it’s the finding of a new study examining a clam.
    URLhttps://www.improbable.com/2021/01/13/shipways-shipworm-sex-frenzy-film/
    PersonsReuben Shipway
  • Title"Spicy" scenes in… false intercourse
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletPatris
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryGreece
    Date13/01/21
    DescriptionThe phenomenon is called "pseudo-intercourse" and as it seems is perfectly combined with simultaneous polygamy.
    URLhttps://www.patris.gr/2021/01/13/pikantikes-skines-stin-pseydosynoysia/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pikantikes-skines-stin-pseydosynoysia
    PersonsReuben Shipway
  • TitleRevealed: The Shipworm Sex Tapes
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe New York Times
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date11/01/21
    DescriptionNature’s weirdest clam surprises scientists once again, this time in video footage of its mating habits
    Producer/AuthorSabrina Imbler
    URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/science/shipworm-sex-pseudocopulation.html
    PersonsReuben Shipway
  • TitleThe ferocious sex lives of giant shipworms: rivalry and wrestling matches
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletNature.com
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date18/12/20
    DescriptionFirst footage of ‘pseudocopulation’ shows the lengths certain molluscs go to to mate
    URLhttps://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03604-7
    PersonsReuben Shipway
  • TitleWatch the Wild, Never-Before-Seen Orgies of the Humble Shipworm
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletVice
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date9/12/20
    DescriptionThe mollusks give and receive sperm simultaneously, and pack tiny males into the pouches of much larger females
    Producer/AuthorBecky Ferreira
    URLhttps://www.vice.com/en/article/jgqgy7/watch-the-wild-never-before-seen-orgies-of-the-humble-shipworm
    PersonsReuben Shipway
  • TitleDestructive Shipworms Caught On Camera In Competitive Sex Frenzy
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletIFLS
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date9/12/20
    DescriptionReuben Shipway was monitoring the reproductive habits of shipworms when one day he saw something unexpected
    Producer/AuthorRachael Funnell
    URLhttps://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/destructive-shipworms-caught-on-camera-in-competitive-sex-frenzy/
    PersonsReuben Shipway
  • TitleShipworms’ Competitive Sex Frenzy Caught On Film
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletScienmag
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date9/12/20
    DescriptionA competitive sexual frenzy in which bigger appendages have the most success of reproducing might sound like the briefing for a porn film, but instead, it’s the finding of a new study examining a clam
    URLhttps://scienmag.com/shipworms-competitive-sex-frenzy-caught-on-film/
    PersonsReuben Shipway

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