Longest-ever eDNA study offers important insights into ocean health

February 16, 2019 - General

Tiny genetic ‘breadcrumbs’ left behind by marine organisms offer unprecedented insights into ocean biodiversity and how it changes over time and in response to our changing climate, new research at Curtin University, in collaboration with CSIRO, has revealed.

Sampling for plankton and eDNA using a net [Credit: IMOS-CSIRO/Julian Uribe]Researchers developed new environmental DNA (eDNA) biomonitoring methods using samples collected off…

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