• Academic publication

Environmental DNA metabarcoding reveals estuarine benthic community response to nutrient enrichment – Evidence from an in-situ experiment

Clark DE, Pilditch CA, Pearman JK, Ellis JI and Zaiko A (2020)
Environmental Pollution, 267, 115472

  • eDNA-derived communities (18S, rbcL, 16S) responded to nutrient enrichment.
  • Responses were sensitive to enrichment level, but varied between estuaries.
  • All communities show potential for development of molecular biomonitoring tools.

Environmental monitoring, Bacteria 16S, Diatoms rbcL, Eukaryotes 18S, High-throughput sequencing