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Environmental DNA robotic and manual sampling data, Yellowstone and Snake Rivers, 2017-2019

October 22, 2020

Environmental DNA detection results from samples collected using autonomous water sampling robots and manual approaches. Samples were collected in the Upper Yellowstone River (Montana) and Upper Snake River (Idaho/Wyoming) in 2018 and 2019. Samples were tested for the DNA of the following species: the waterborne protozoa Naegleria spp., the fish pathogen Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae, Scomber japonicas (mackerel fish), kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) and dreissenid mussel (Dreissena spp.).