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Transformed Male Prawns Could Increase World Food Supply

One giant river prawn looks pretty much like any other giant river prawn. But there's a big difference between male and female prawns. Male prawns can grow faster - and up to 60 percent larger - than females. And that can make a big difference for shrimp farmers. The giant river prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii, is one of the world's most cultivated and consumed freshwater shrimp.   Making more males A team of researchers at Israel's Ben Gurion University of the...

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