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Mating Rituals of Shipworms

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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

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TitleUn Mollusque Livre Une Étrange Guerre Sexuelle
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletScience et Vie
Media typePrint
CountryFrance
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
CountryUnited 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
CountryGreece
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
CountryUnited 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
CountryUnited 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
TitleShipworm sex frenzy suggests size does matter
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletReuters
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/12/20
DescriptionThe competitive sexual frenzy of a wood eating clam, in which biggest appendage reproduces most, has been caught on camera for the first time
URLhttps://www.reuters.com/video/watch/shipworm-sex-frenzy-suggests-size-does-m-idOVD8FK1NJ?edition-redirect=uk
PersonsReuben Shipway
TitleWatch the Wild, Never-Before-Seen Orgies of the Humble Shipworm
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletVice
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited 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
CountryUnited 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
CountryUnited 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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