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Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:55 pm
by C4pung
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nvlovs4ykekfu ... trate?dl=0

This definitely my weirdest swimmer :P , this swimmer have 3 diffrent ways to reproduce. They are :
-Sexual, this organism have 2 separate gendered swimmers. Male (orange) and Female (green).

-Asexual (linear fission), fertilized females will split into 2, female and male swimmers

-Asexual (egg layer), both female and males will produce the initial egg if they didnt find any mates.

Sorry its kinda short, I am insomniac right now and its 2 am. I will post further explanation and a few pictures tommorow

Re: Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:08 pm
by bwisialo
Short is good! Concise post are underappreciated! :lol:

Re: Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:11 pm
by bwisialo
Fertilization -> fission is a pretty cool idea!

Re: Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:12 pm
by bwisialo
"3-way" reproduction is funny.

Re: Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:19 pm
by Sphaxie
bwisialo wrote:"3-way" reproduction is funny.
Being the pubertal 15 year old I am can honestly say that this cracked me up. It was Eggcelent 8/8 yoke.





I'm sorry for the egg puns

Re: Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:08 pm
by TragmatiS
Cool! :o Asexual fission is the least used mechanism, but it`s still super cool, especially fission mechanisms.

And how is it called? Parthenoheterogamy?

Re: Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:54 am
by C4pung
Any sexually reproducing organism that is made is prone to being a dirty joke :P . Like my "Conditionally Reproducing Sentient Mobile Cell-Eaters". Also, before I put the asexual mechanism, there was a really interesting thing going on:

The female can only reproduce 2 offsprings, male and female respectively. So because of this, there always only one female. No more. Its a dirty joke itself :lol: , one might call it "one for all".

Jokes aside, having implemented the asexual reproduction, I noticed that this is really similiar to diploid/haploid reproductive cells. So female and male are haploid (n), and when the male fertilized the female, the female become diploid (2n). After doing fission it become haploid again.

I tried to give the female a diffrent stereocyte, so it will produce new females when there is no male around (parthenogenesis!). But the layout itself is an underlying problem, because of fission, the female stereocyte will become the male stereocyte. So this will cause both gender to be able to reproduce. Because of this I didnt bother to make a new stereocyte, just make both of them reproduce asexually :lol:

Anyway Im glad I was able to barely make this organism, both sexual reproducing and linear fission are always interest me. Thanks for Bwisialo, Tragmatis, and Sphaxie for coming by ! :D . (Sorry long post)

Re: Gemini, 3-way reproduction swimmer

Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:00 am
by C4pung
Oh, and I want to dive to the haploid/diploid thing again. Right now both of the gender produce a sterilized female via asexual egg splitting. I want to make it so they will reproduce unfertilized females.

The male itself kinda rarely produce any eggs because of their bigger cell count, they mostly "carry" egg that was produced before fission occured. This kinda mimics male seahorses, they carry eggs until it they hatch. Pretty cool mechanism, maybe making a high nutrient priority stereocyte that will become a non splitting stereocyte.