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Invasive species in the Sloehaven, Vlissingen

Invasive species in the Sloehaven, Vlissingen

NVWA

On behalf of the NVWA, BioMon partner Naturalis and GiMaRIS have researched genetic detection of exotics in the port of Vlissingen. To this end, water samples, soil samples, scrape samples from quays and poles and vegetated PVC sheets (fouling plates) ...

Fingerprinting of bacteria

Fingerprinting of bacteria

Waterboards

BioMon partner KWR, in collaboration with various parties, is conducting research into the applicability of advanced DNA techniques in assessing the origin of water. This is important, for example, for surface and wastewater management because knowledge ...

Quagga mussel in space and time

Quagga mussel in space and time

Waterboard Rijnland

Commissioned by Waterboard Rijnland, BioMon partner CML is developing a cost effective way to setup an early warning system for the presence of the invasive Quagga Mussel. Simultaneously, we are developing a DNA based monitoring tool to follow Quagga population density (through biomass) and reproduction in water bodies where the species has established itself.

Monitoring fish migration

Monitoring fish migration

Topsector Water & Maritime

In collaboration with a number of water boards and consultancy organizations, BioMon partners KWR and BaseClear have developed and applied eDNA techniques to gain insight into the distribution of fish populations and their possibilities in assessing ...