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Detection of the weather loach

The European Weather loach (Misgurnus fossilis) naturally occurs in swampy waters in the flood plains of rivers and streams. It feeds on small invertebrates from the bottom (worms, snails, insect larvae) and remains buried in the mud during the day. Due to intensification of agricultural land use, suitable habitats of this loach have deteriorated over time causing the decline of this species. The species is listed […]

New Website

The purpose of this website is to help the general public to discover this new method for biodiversity monitoring based on the study of eDNA. We also aim to provide potential users (environmental associations, consultancy agencies, etc.) with useful data for the implementation of this method on a large scale. We hope that you will find the information you are looking for in the different sections […]