Researchers decode Aussie lungfish genome

By Marco Krefting and Rachel More
Updated January 19 2021 - 4:09am, first published 4:07am
Researchers say the Australian lungfish is our closest living fish relative.
Researchers say the Australian lungfish is our closest living fish relative.

Biologists say they have cracked the genetic code of the Australian lungfish, which has the largest known genome in the animal world, shedding more light on evolutionary history.

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