Ph.d. student Philip Francis Thomsen is sampling seawater for DNA analyses. The researchers found DNA from both fish and whales in the water.
Photo: Jos Kielgast.


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Photo: Jos Kielgast

Drawings: Susanne Weitemeyer ©.

Cod (Gadus morhua), plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) and sea trout (Salmo trutta) were among the 15 species of fish that the researchers found DNA from in the seawater. They obtained DNA from both common species and rare guests. Drawings: Susanne Weitemeyer ©.