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GloFish

GloFish are a genetically modified fish that are fluorescent. Yorktown Technologies patented the animals, taking fluorescent protein genes from jellyfish, coral and sea anemones and transplanting them into zebrafish.

They are the first genetically modified animal to be sold as pets.



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