Next‐generation monitoring of aquatic biodiversity using environmental DNA metabarcoding

@article{Valentini2016NextgenerationMO,
  title={Next‐generation monitoring of aquatic biodiversity using environmental DNA metabarcoding},
  author={Alice Valentini and Pierre Taberlet and Claude Miaud and Rapha{\"e}l Civade and Jelger E. Herder and Philip Francis Thomsen and Eva Bellemain and Aur{\'e}lien Besnard and Eric Coissac and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Boyer and Coline Gaboriaud and Pauline Jean and N. Frutto Poulet and Nicolas Roset and Gordon H. Copp and Philippe G{\'e}niez and Didier Pont and Christine Argillier and J. M. Baudoin and Tiphaine Peroux and Alain J. Crivelli and Anthony Olivier and Manon Acqueberge and Matthieu Le Brun and Peter Rask M{\o}ller and Eske Willerslev and Tony Dejean},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={25}
}
Global biodiversity in freshwater and the oceans is declining at high rates. Reliable tools for assessing and monitoring aquatic biodiversity, especially for rare and secretive species, are important for efficient and timely management. Recent advances in DNA sequencing have provided a new tool for species detection from DNA present in the environment. In this study, we tested whether an environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding approach, using water samples, can be used for addressing significant… 

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