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Thousands of Fish ID'd From Glass of Water

• arclein
The technique turned out to be so finely tuned that it also picked up DNA from long-dead menhaden from the Atlantic Ocean, fish that had been processed, transported and added to the tank as food. It was a surprise when an Atlantic species turned up, until the researchers realised where the DNA was coming from, and then they made calculations to take that into account.