Sequencing the Australian lungfish – the largest sequence so far

An amazing creature dating back 420 million years to when its branch of the evolutionary tree started. A link between the creatures of the seas and oceans and us that are land based. The genome is 43 billion base pairs long, around 14 times that of humans, https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265127-australian-lungfish-has-largest-genome-of-any-animal-sequenced-so-far/?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=57e66184c4-briefing-dy-20210120&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-57e66184c4-43669565.