[Annelida] marine polychaete survey

Elena Kupriyanova via annelida%40net.bio.net (by elena.kupriyanova from adelaide.edu.au)
Mon Apr 2 22:09:03 EST 2007

Dear Marie,

I would recommend to try to id them using morphology first, at least to 
the gens, or better to the genus level,  it is much cheaper.

marie go wrote:
> Hello all,
> In relation with our fishmeal replacement project with polychaetes, we 
> carried out a survey in a mangrove near Tawau, Sabah, West Malaysia 
> and collected 29 specimens which probably belong to 5 species. 
> Currently we have 16S RNA, CoL1 and 18S RNA primers which we could use 
> to ID. Which one of these or other would you recommend? Or would 
> anyone be interested in getting fixed specimens? I guess we could also 
> extract DNA from the middle of the body and send heads.
> I can send photos of the specimens to anyone interested.
> Thank you,
> Marie
Dr Elena Kupriyanova
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Darling DP418
The University of Adelaide,
Adelaide, SA 5005
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e-mail: elena.kupriyanova from adelaide.edu.au

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