The AcquaBounty Technologies company combined genes from two species of salmon with a pouter eel to produce a fish it says it can bring to market twice as fast as conventional salmon.
The GM salmon is the first in some 30 other species of transgendered fish under development, including tilapia.
Researchers are also working to bring GM cows, chickens and pigs to market.
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