Mytilus species complex genomics

The blue mussel (Mytilus spp) is an ecologically and economically important marine bivalve that plays key roles in coastal ecosystems as well as the seafood industry. This species is found around the entire Irish coast, where it co-occurs and hybridizes with the non-indigenous Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis). A better understanding of genetic structure and connectivity […]

Marine biodiversity monitoring using environmental DNA (eDNA)

Project outputs Foster a network of international collaborators on the application of omics technologies to study marine communities Generate postgraduate opportunities Publish high-impact scientific peer-review papers Funding sources Blue Growth & Marine Planning Scheme, established under the Union Priority 6 (Integrated Maritime Policy) of Ireland’s European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) Operational Programme. Marine Institute […]