The eDNAtlas contains over 15,000 samples from the Western and Eastern United States. Because the samples are archived, biologists can later test the samples for the presence of other species. The use of eDNA to confirm the absence or presence of a species is valuable when determining the success of a habitat restoration project, assessing the presence of federally listed species, or evaluating local distributions.
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