Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Special Issue: Zoological applications for environmental DNA: detection, diversity, and health.

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This special issue contains 4 papers on zoological applications for environmental DNA. Topics covered include: (1) use of metagenomics to assess water quality and the application to public health risk; (2) use of eDNA for the detection of an invasive species (Gambusia affinis); (3) comparison of metabarcoding vs traditional electrofishing in biodiversity surveillance of wadeable streams; and (4) review of eDNA as a tool for monitoring vertebrate species in Antarctica.