Solving an evolutionary puzzle: Atlantic killifish thriving in highly polluted water

For four decades, waste from nearby manufacturing plants flowed into the waters of New Bedford Harbor — an 18,000-acre estuary and busy seaport. The harbor, which is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and heavy metals, is one of the EPA’s largest Superfund cleanup sites. It’s also the site of an evolutionary puzzle that researchers have been working to solve.
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