Native Species

Cawthron's eDNA expertise can be applied to monitoring and protecting Aotearoa New Zealand's precious native flora and fauna.

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eDNA Services for Native Species

Environmental DNA (eDNA) is a valuable tool for monitoring native species in aquatic environments.

eDNA tests for Native Species

Common NameScientific NameDescription
General fish

Detects all fish


A native species

Kākahi/freshwater musselEchyridella sp.

A native species

Kanakana/Piharau/LampreyGeotria australis

A native species

Tuna/eelAnguilla dieffenbachii, Anguilla australis

A native species