NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from the State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Genomics in Shenzen, China, and elsewhere have sequenced the genomes of four species of mudskippers, getting a glimpse of the genomic changes they've accumulated to adapt to life on land.

Mudskippers are a family of amphibious fish that live on mudflats, though various species of the fish spend more time on land than others.

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