Validated methodology for quantifying infestation levels of dreissenid mussels in environmental DNA (eDNA) samples

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Peñarrubia Lozano, Luis ; Alcaraz Cazorla, Carles ; Vaate, Abraham bij de ; Sanz Ball-llosera, Núria ; Pla Zanuy, Carles ; Vidal Fàbrega, Oriol ; Viñas de Puig, Jordi (2018)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: volume 6 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep39067, pmc: PMC5155230
  • Subject: Animals invasors | Population genetics | Introduced organisms | Invasions biològiques | Musclos d’aigua dolça -- Genètica | Freshwater mussels -- Genetics | Genètica de poblacions | Biological invasions | Article
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The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha Pallas, 1771) and the quagga mussel (D. rostriformis Deshayes, 1838) are successful invasive bivalves with substantial ecological and economic impacts in freshwater systems once they become established. Since their eradication is e... View more
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