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Andy_Mystic_River
New data about fish in Mystic Lakes from environmental DNA (eDNA)! From at . All of us--incl. fish--are leaving a trail of DNA in shed skin cells etc. New tools can pick up the signal and identify species present in a lake! 1/3
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Andy_Mystic_River Oct 25
Here's a National Geographic article about 's work and the power of eDNA as a tool to see what species are present in aquatic environments, including the ocean 2/3
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Andy_Mystic_River Oct 25
Replying to @MysticMyRWA @MassDFG
eDNA at the moment is best at detecting presence/absence of species. But new versions of the tool are allowing scientists to estimate relative abundance of species as well. Check out correlation between the herring eDNA signal and observed migrating fish.
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