Big Old Fat Fecund Female (BOFFF) hypothesis

What is Big Old Fat Fecund Female (BOFFF) hypothesis?

Big Old Fat Fecund Female (BOFFF) hypothesis meaning in all species of fishes, the older larger females produce more eggs than the younger smaller ones. In some species, the larger older females can produce exponentially greater quantities of eggs. The BOFFF hypothesis refers to this phenomenon

 

reference: Coral Reef Information System – Glossary

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