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Meanwhile, golden topminnows and killifish shelter in the shadows hoping to avoid bass and bream lurking in the underwater forest created by the tall stalks and flower stems.
No new species of non-native fish were turned in, but some unusual catches included pacu, pike killifish and brown hoplo.
The fish there survive levels of pollution up to 8,000 times the lethal dose for most killifish.
The researchers sequenced the entire genomes of these fish and compared them to the genomes of killifish in unpolluted waters nearby each site.
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