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Non-Ceph Article on New DNA Tech for Counting Species

DWhatley

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Practical Fishkeeping article, Scientists count 13,000 fish in one glass of water discusses new technique to use DNA to determine biomass and species of vertebrates. Non-boney fish and inverts are out of scope with the current technology but it is looks like a promising way to aid sampling and sustainability.
 

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I think I've seen similar studies on other animals. I thought it was related to mussels... It's a little fuzzy at the moment. Either way, it is definitely a useful tool and should only get better!!

Greg
 

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