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New portable DNA tool rapidly identifies CITES listed shark species

Updated: Aug 16, 2019

A team including our lead scientist Dr. Demian Chapman and Ph.D. students Diego Cardenosa and Jess Quinlan developed a tool funded by Paul G. Allen Philanthropies that will help customs officials identify threatened shark species in fin imports.


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For specs on the toolkit check out this informative PDF fact sheet!



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