Researchers improve method to identify aquatic species using environmental DNA

NewsRather than conduct an aquatic roll call with nets to know which fish reside in a particular body of water, scientists can now use DNA fragments suspended in water to catalog invasive or native species.Contributed Author: Cornell UniversityTopics: Biology

Researchers improve method to identify aquatic species using environmental DNA

Determining which fish are living in various bodies of water can be a daunting task for scientists studying those populations. Identifying invasive or endangered species, for example, has often ...

Thu 20 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Researchers improve method to identify aquatic species using environmental DNA, Thu 20 Jul 17 from Eurekalert

Refined DNA tool tracks native and invasive fish

Rather than conduct an aquatic roll call with nets to know which fish reside in a particular body of water, scientists can now use DNA fragments suspended in water to catalog invasive or native ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Phys.org

DNA Tracking Tool Tips the Scales for Distinguishing Invasive Fish

NewsRather than conduct an aquatic roll call with nets to know which fish reside in a particular body of water, scientists can now use DNA fragments suspended in water to catalog invasive or ...

Tue 18 Jul 17 from Laboratory Equipment

DNA tracking tool tips the scales for distinguishing invasive fish, Mon 17 Jul 17 from Eurekalert

Better method for identifying aquatic species using environmental DNA

Researchers have improved their method of tracking species by using the biological material those organisms leave behind known as environmental DNA (eDNA).

Mon 17 Jul 17 from ScienceDaily

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