Metabarcoding and Other DNA Analyses

Metabarcoding refers to the identification of species assemblages from community DNA (i.e. DNA from a mixture of different organisms in a sample) using barcode Genes (i.e. genes able to be

eDNA

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is the DNA released into the environment (e.g. a pond) by an organism. This eDNA can be detected from water samples using extremely sensitive qPCR laboratory analysis