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Promiscuous squid fatigued after mating
Date:7/18/2012

y minutes to recover to their previous swimming ability," Ms Franklin said.

"This suggested that the squid were suffering from temporary muscle fatigue."

"Our results were a little surprising as the degree of fatigue was similar in both genders even though mating looks more strenuous for males."

"We predict that during this phase of muscle fatigue, squid may hide in the sand to avoid predators until they have recovered. The cost to them in doing this of course is that they cannot forage for food or search for other mates at this time."

Dumpling squid are closely related to about 10 bobtail squid species found around the world, including the waters around Hawaii and the South China Sea. These species have similar mating habits to the southern dumpling squid.

"Dumpling squid live for less than a year, and may engage in the energetic activity of mating many times within their short breeding period. This reproductive strategy may have other costs to individuals besides energy loss and we have investigated this further by assessing the effect of mating on female lifespan. We're hoping to report the results of this experiment very soon."


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Contact: Nerissa Hannink
nhannink@unimelb.edu.au
61-430-588-055
University of Melbourne
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