A fish called "Coco" is lending a fin and much-needed DNA to U.S. Department of Agriculture and Auburn University researchers as part of the first sequencing of a channel catfish genome, which promises better products for catfish producers.
Among the more than 2,500 known catfish species, the channel catfish accounts for more than 60% of fish and seafood production. Information gleaned from Coco's genome sets the stage for new ways of identifying and breeding channel catfish with impr
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