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- Devloo-Delva, Floriaan; Huerlimann, Roger; Chua, Gladys; Matley, Jordan K.; Heupel, Michelle R.; Simpfendorfer, Colin A.; Maes, Gregory E.
- Marine & freshwater research 2019 v.70 no.1 pp. 8-18
- DNA barcoding; Plectropomus; coral reefs; databases; diet; digestion; ecosystems; environmental monitoring; fish; genetic markers; hosts; oligodeoxyribonucleotides; piscivores; ribosomal DNA
- ... Tropical reefs are highly diverse ecosystems, and reliable biomonitoring, through diet metabarcoding, is needed to understand present and future trophic relationships in this changing habitat. Several studies have assessed the reliability and effectiveness of single molecular markers; however, a cross-marker validation has rarely been performed. This study identified crucial properties for 12S rDN ...