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pkate1 commented on the word semelparity
Semelparity is a reproductive strategy of some animal species (like salmon) where they just reproduce once and then they die.
August 4, 2009
deinonychus commented on the word semelparity
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
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