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Biomonitoring of marine vertebrates in Monterey Bay using eDNA metabarcoding

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Elizabeth A. Andruszkiewicz, Hilary A. Starks, Francisco P. Chavez, Lauren M. Sassoubre, Barbara A. Block, Alexandria B. Boehm
June 12, 2017

As ocean animals swim past, they leave behind DNA. Now, scientists have shown these genetic clues can be used as forensic markers to accurately and easily survey marine life in complex deep-water environments.