An environmental DNA marker for detecting nonnative brown trout (Salmo trutta)Author(s): K. J. Carim; T. M. Wilcox; M. Anderson; D. Lawrence; Michael Young; Kevin McKelvey; Michael Schwartz
Source: Conservation Genetics Resources. doi: 10.1007/s12686-016-0548-5.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
View PDF (352.0 KB)
Brown trout (Salmo trutta) are widely introduced in western North America where their presence has led to declines of several native species. To assist conservation efforts aimed at early detection and eradication of this species, we developed a quantitative PCR marker to detect the presence of brown trout DNA in environmental samples. The marker strongly amplified brown trout eDNA, and produced no amplification of eDNA from 17 other species commonly found in western North America. We field tested this marker and demonstrated positive detections in field samples where brown trout presence was known.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
CitationCarim, K. J.; Wilcox, T. M.; Anderson, M.; Lawrence, D.; Young, M. K.; McKelvey, K. S.; Schwartz, M. K. 2016. An environmental DNA marker for detecting nonnative brown trout (Salmo trutta). Conservation Genetics Resources. doi: 10.1007/s12686-016-0548-5.
Keywordssalmonids eDNA, invasive species, qPCR
- Seasonal movement of brown trout in a southern Appalachian river
- Modelling approaches for relating effects of change in river flow to populations of Atlantic salmon and brown trout
- Livestock and elk grazing effects on stream morphology, brown trout population dynamics, movement, and growth rate, Valles Caldera National Preserve, New Mexico
XML: View XML