9 May 2012

Amazingly crazy glowing fish

source: http://www.glofish.com/photos.asp

This genetically manipulated fish are glowing in five different colours: Starfire Red, Electric Green, Sunburst Orange, and the new Cosmic Blue and Galactic Purple.
These guys are zebrafishes which had been given genes from flourecent corals and jellyfishes and then they develop glowing proteines. They are sold as pets in the US but are forbidden in the EU.
This is the first genically modified organism that has been sold for pets.

Catrin S

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