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  • n. The condition of being semelparous

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  • Wikipedia tells me that this is also known as "big bang reproduction", since the single reproductive event of semelparous organisms is usually large, as well as fatal...

    January 10, 2012

  • Semelparity is a reproductive strategy of some animal species (like salmon) where they just reproduce once and then they die.

    August 4, 2009