Working with DNA from northern Australian fish species.

Chris and Jenny 150331Christine Dudgeon has started work at MFL on the NT Fisheries project.

Chris will be genotyping three inshore reef species following on from work done at Charles Darwin University by collaborator Laura Taillebois and others. Collection of samples for this project have spanned northern Australia from Queensland to Western Australia.

Chris runs the “Spot the Leopard Shark” project and is the author of numerous scientific publications on the population genetics and ecology of sharks and rays.

Photo: Chris Dudgeon (left) and Jenny Ovenden (right) starting work on DNA samples sent down to Brisbane from Darwin by Laura.