Using environmental DNA for invasive species surveillance and monitoring

Andrew R. Mahon, Christopher L. Jerde

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

11 Scopus citations

Abstract

The method employed for environmental DNA (eDNA) surveillance for detection and monitoring of rare species in aquatic systems has evolved dramatically since its first large-scale applications. Both active (targeted) and passive (total diversity) surveillance methods provide helpful information for management groups, but each has a suite of techniques that necessitate proper equipment training and use. The protocols described in this chapter represent some of the latest iterations in eDNA surveillance being applied in aquatic and marine systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Pages131-142
Number of pages12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume1452
ISSN (Print)1064-3745

Keywords

  • Detection
  • Metagenomics
  • Noninvasive sampling
  • eDNA

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Using environmental DNA for invasive species surveillance and monitoring'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this