Amazon Molly (IMAGE) University of Würzburg Caption The Amazon molly does not produce any male offspring. The females reproduce asexually through gynogenesis. Nevertheless they need sperm to trigger the cloning process. Credit Photo: Manfred Schartl Usage Restrictions Photo: Manfred Schartl License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.