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DNA identification of gut contents of large pelagic fishes

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Partially digested prey items taken from the gut contents of seven species of large pelagic fishes were identified by DNA sequencing of part of the cytochrome b gene. Sequences matched against those of five pelagic prey species held in GenBankĀ® with 99–100% identities. The method is applicable to most gut content identifications, the only limiting factor being the range of control species sequences held in the reference database.
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Keywords: Pacific Ocean; mitochondrial DNA sequencing; prey identification

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd, Private Bag 14 902, Wellington, New Zealand and 2: Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Oceanic Fisheries Programme, BP D5, 98848 Noumea Cedex, New Caledonia

Publication date: 2005-10-01

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