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ID: 50
Organism ImageDanio rerio (zebrafish)

Danio rerio is a model organism for studies of vertebrate development, developmental biology, and some human genetic diseases.

Lineage: Eukaryota[1057]; Metazoa[386]; Chordata[201]; Craniata[196]; Vertebrata[196]; Euteleostomi[192]; Actinopterygii[36]; Neopterygii[36]; Teleostei[35]; Ostariophysi[3]; Cypriniformes[2]; Cyprinidae[2]; Danio[1]; Danio rerio[1]
Zebrafish (Danio rerio) is a small (4-5 cm in length) tropical fresh-water fish native to rivers of northern India, northern Pakistan, Nepal, and Bhutan in South Asia. This species has several advantages as a tool in research, including a short generation time, production of large clutches of eggs, external fertilization, and rapid embryogenesis, More...

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Genome Sequencing, no data2
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Transcriptome or Gene expression394

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