Re: NANFA-- Transgenetic Danios
Sun, 7 Dec 2003 00:18:40 -0500

Quoting Joshua L Wiegert <>:

> US PAtent Laws let you patent genetically engineered fish, so presumably,
> no one can sell TG ZDs without permission or approval of the company. The
> other issue is that they're claiming to only be releasing females -- not
> males. How exactly you tell male zebrafish from female zebrafish before
> they're fully grown, I've no idea, but.... Once grown, it's easy enough,
> but from what I've seen, these are still juvies.
> JW.

Yeah, I had my doubts too when I heard they were only selling females. Unless
the gene is sex-linked, SOMEBODY is going to wind up with a male, and start
offering them to other hobbyists.
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