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Transgenic glowing fish invades Brazilian streams.

John q

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Story probably won't appeal to most but some might find it of interest.

Transgenic glowing fish invades Brazilian streams.​


Aquarium curiosity appears to be thriving after escape from fish farms and may threaten local biodiversity.​

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Article taken from this study.

 
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X3NiTH

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I think it’s a little shortsighted to expect these fish to be predated on by other fish by being more easily seen due to their fluorescence and it may confer advantages that allows them to thrive, an accidental release or not this will be economically advantageous in reducing farming costs.

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