Why's that fish transparent?
Red sea bream are an important fish in Japan, for both culinary and cultural reasons. But there’s a problem: transparent fish are appearing in fish farms! Join Dr Eitaro Sawayama (Nihon University) and find out how he uncovered the causative gene for this deformity, and what his work means for red sea bream aquaculture.
In this episode we explore the recent Heredity paper: “Identification of the causative gene of a transparent phenotype of juvenile red sea bream Pagrus major” https://www.nature.com/articles/s41437-021-00448-3
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