Danio rerio (zebrafish)
Reference genome: Danio rerio (assembly GRCz11)
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Organism ImageDanio rerio (zebrafish)

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

Lineage: Eukaryota[8504]; Metazoa[4118]; Chordata[2041]; Craniata[2019]; Vertebrata[2019]; Euteleostomi[2002]; Actinopterygii[724]; Neopterygii[718]; Teleostei[715]; Ostariophysi[65]; Cypriniformes[44]; Danionidae[9]; Danioninae[9]; Danio[7]; 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...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 13; sequence reads: 10 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 1405.1
 median protein count: 57100
 median GC%: 36.6579
NCBI Annotation Release:  106

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