adelfophagy


adelfophagy
feeding on retarded siblings within the uterus, e.g. Lamna nasus, Odontaspis taurus, Latimeria chalumnae, a form of uterine cannibalism. Also spelled adelphophagy

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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