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Federal regulators have moved one step closer to allowing the first genetically engineered animal to enter the world's food supply, ruling that a salmon that grows twice as quickly as normal is not likely to harm the environment.
The ocean pout has antifreeze proteins in its blood so it is able to survive in water temperatures ranging from freezing to 50 degrees “F” in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Primarily off the eastern coast of Canada and New England, it lives where the ocean floor is hard and in depths ranging up to 1200 ft. or more. Seldom, this species is caught where the ocean floor is sandy or muddy. The ocean pout is similar to an eel with a long slender body, which is flattened slightly from side to...
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