Fisheries forensics: Tracing fish from ocean to fork to fight crime

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National Association of Science Writers

February 19, 2014

CHICAGO — A key to protecting the world’s fisheries, according to some experts, may just be tracking seafood from ocean to plate using DNA forensics. Scientists presented methods for tracking and identifying fish to combat overexploitation in a Feb. 14 symposium at the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Chicago.

(Written as part of the NASW Undergraduate Travel Fellowship program)

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