Which frog's legs do froggies eat? The use of DNA barcoding for identification of deep frozen frog legs (Dicroglossidae, Amphibia) commercialized in France

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Ohler , Annemarie; Nicolas , Violaine;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Consortium of European Natural History Museums
  • Journal: European Journal of Taxonomy (issn: 2118-9773)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5852/ejt.2017.271
  • Subject: Botany | QL1-991 | [ SDV.BBM.GTP ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Genomics [q-bio.GN] | frog leg trade | conservation | Limnonectes macrodon | identification | Fejervarya cancrivora | [SDV.BBM.GTP]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology/Genomics [q-bio.GN] | Red List | barcoding | QK1-989 | Zoology

International audience; Several millions frogs captured in the wild in Indonesia are sold for food yearly in French supermarkets, as deep frozen frog legs. They are commercialized as Rana macrodon, but up to 15 look-alike species might also be concerned by this trade. F... View more
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