Spotted Gar Embryos (IMAGE) University of Oregon Caption Numerous two-day-old embryos of spotted gar are seen in a laboratory. Genome sequencing led by the University of Oregon and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has determined that this ancient fish has conserved genes and non-coding elements that span both humans and zebrafish. Credit Courtesy of Ingo Braasch Usage Restrictions Photo credit mandatory License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.