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Salmon Slime May Help Population Counts

May 5, 2019 By: Erin Block

New research suggests that environmental DNA may provide a more cost-effective way to monitor wild Alaskan salmon populations than traditional physical counts. “The slime that sloughs off the skin of Alaskan salmon might become the latest tool for measuring their numbers and protecting populations.” Read more in this article by Amy Matthews Amos via Scientific American.