Estimating fish abundance and biomass from eDNA concentrations: variability among capture methods and environmental conditions

  title={Estimating fish abundance and biomass from eDNA concentrations: variability among capture methods and environmental conditions},
  author={Ana{\"i}s Lacoursi{\`e}re-Roussel and Maikel Rosabal and Louis Bernatchez},
  journal={Molecular Ecology Resources},
Environmental DNA (eDNA) promises to ease noninvasive quantification of fish biomass or abundance, but its integration within conservation and fisheries management is currently limited by a lack of understanding of the influence of eDNA collection method and environmental conditions on eDNA concentrations in water samples. Water temperature is known to influence the metabolism of fish and consequently could strongly affect eDNA release rate. As water temperature varies in temperate regions… 

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