[MARMAM] Green Scrubby Research

Mauvis Gore mauvis.gore.mci at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 10:11:01 PDT 2011

Hi Andrew,

We are trying it out for basking sharks which involves collecting some 
of the mucous on the surface of the shark as it swims by. Les Noble at 
Aberdeen Uni was working on the DNA extraction but not published as yet 
as far as I know.

best wishes

On 21/07/2011 15:46, Andrew Wright wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recall a presentation at a conference on (I think) DNA sampling 
> through the use of a rough dish cleaning sponge (commonly known as a 
> 'green scrubby') mounted on the end of a pole for collecting loose 
> skin from the body of cetaceans. Does anyone know who was conducting 
> this work and/or if it has been published yet?
> Apologies for cross-posting.
> Many thanks,
> Andrew
> --
> Andrew Wright
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> Aarhus University,
> Denmark
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