I know that a female produced from parthenogenesis may have serious health and fertility issues, but if she were able to produce offspring, would they also be more likely to have genetic problems compared to a hatchling from a regular clutch? Thanks!
In theory, a parthenogenetic female paired to a sexually produced male should generate viable offspring. The male adds heterogeneity to the offspring and so should relieve the potential negative effects of homozygosity.
Awesome, thank you