Great whites may be given up by their DNA

Whether it’s in sloughed skin, feces or other biological substances, animals regularly cast off bits of their DNA into aquatic environments. Known as environmental DNA (eDNA), it can be detected in water samples, letting scientists know if a given species is present in the region. Soon, it could be used to warn beachgoers of nearby great white sharks…
Continue Reading Great whites may be given up by their DNA

Category: Biology

Tags:

DNA

Sharks

UC Santa Barbara

The message will be closed after 20 s