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Id Date posted Genus Species Sample types Additional information Project synopsis Research benefits Supporting document Institution City Country GenusId Actions
91 2019-02-06 Heterocephalus glaber muscle, organ, brain mainly interested in mitochondria so any tissue samples should be ok but muscle is preference investigating sarcopenia - this is delayed in this species save the world of age related declines in skeletal muscle, function and dependencies in our ever aging society. Garvan Institute of Medical Research sydney Australia 46455 Show details ...
90 2019-01-31 Heterodontus portusjacksoni Fin clips in alcool Sexed samples (around 30 males and 30 females) looking at evolution of sex determination in sharks National Instistitue for Agricultural research (France) Rennes France 77 Show details ...
88 2018-11-24 Plotosus papuensis alive or fixed fish I am working on physiology of fish particularly osmoregulaiton in various salinity and looking for " Plotosus papuensis Weber, 1910 Papuan eel-catfish". It's belong to marine catfish family however can be found in freshwater. CIIMAR Porto Portugal 74683 Show details ...
87 2018-11-13 Other Venom I am looking for venom samples from sea anenomes or other venemous marine organisms I am in the biotechnological natural products field and am interested in determining potential anti-tumourogenic potential of the venom of marine species. This research has the potential to aid in the development of anti-cancer treatments and hence has large social outcomes if research comes to fruition Flinders University Adelaide Australia 203 Show details ...
86 2018-10-18 Carcharhinus perezi Whole blood Examining molecular dynamics of this species from different regions Beneath the Waves Washington United States 22 Show details ...
85 2018-10-03 Other Olfactory rosettes and olfactory bulbs Any elasmobranch species, formalin fixed. University of Queensland Brisbane City Australia 203 Show details ...
84 2018-09-11 Carcinus aestuarii Muscle tissue (leg/claw) Preserved (70% ethanol for transportation) is ideal. Whole legs may be preserved as I am happy to dissect muscle tissue myself. These samples will be used to study the genetic diversity and population connectivity of invasive European shore crabs (Carcinus spp.) in southern Australia (TAS, VIC & NSW), with a particular focus on South Australia (SA). I will also be comparing with native source populations (Mediterranean) and other introduced populations internationally. Potential insights into population structure of a highly invasive marine species, their connectivity and invasion pathways Flinders University Bedford Park Australia 78312 Show details ...
83 2018-09-11 Carcinus maenas Muscle tissue (leg/claw) Preserved (70% ethanol for transportation) is ideal These samples will be used to study the genetic diversity and population connectivity of invasive European shore crabs (Carcinus spp.) in southern Australia (TAS, VIC & NSW), with a particular focus on South Australia. I will also be comparing with native source populations (Atlantic) and other introduced populations internationally. Potential insights into population structure of a highly invasive marine species, their connectivity and invasion pathways. Flinders University Bedford Park Australia 78312 Show details ...
82 2018-08-23 Lichia amia Fin clips Samples of L. amia from coastal regions other than South Africa, Namibia and Angola. Got those already Evaluating the genetic connectivity of the L. amia population within coastal Atlantic and Mediterranean waters Request/U-mPd2WZB0-SBMiTlsL8Cg.png Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science Grahamstown South Africa 100798 Show details ...
81 2018-07-03 Pseudobatos productus Fin clips or other tissue I'm working on my master's studying the the population genetics of P. productus throughout the range using mtDNA and genomic SNPs. Any samples will expand my study California State University Northridge Los Angeles United States 43030 Show details ...
79 2018-06-27 Mobula tarapacana Muscle The Atlantic Elasmobranch Genetics Project aims to look at the molecular ecology and population genetics of three elasmobranch species: smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena), tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus) and chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) in the Atlantic Ocean. The main objectives of the project are to: · Assess the degree of genetic connectivity between different regions; · Appraise the population structure within different regions; · Evaluate the genetic health of the populations. Okeanos R&D centre, University of the Azores Horta, Faial Island Portugal 102 Show details ...
78 2018-06-27 Sphyrna zygaena Fin clips/Muscle The Atlantic Elasmobranch Genetics Project aims to look at the molecular ecology and population genetics of three elasmobranch species: smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena), tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus) and chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) in the Atlantic Ocean. The main objectives of the project are to: · Assess the degree of genetic connectivity between different regions; · Appraise the population structure within different regions; · Evaluate the genetic health of the populations. Okeanos R&D centre, University of the Azores Horta, Faial Island Portugal 163 Show details ...
77 2018-06-27 Galeorhinus galeus Fin clips/Muscle The Atlantic Elasmobranch Genetics Project aims to look at the molecular ecology and population genetics of three elasmobranch species: smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena), tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus) and chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) in the Atlantic Ocean. The main objectives of the project are to: · Assess the degree of genetic connectivity between different regions; · Appraise the population structure within different regions; · Evaluate the genetic health of the populations. Okeanos R&D centre, University of the Azores Horta, Faial Island Portugal 60 Show details ...
75 2018-06-23 Himantura dalyensis Fin clip To complete QA/QC of sawfish eDNA probes, we are requesting tissue samples from sympatric, closely related species i.e. wedgefish and guitarfish. James Cook University Cape Cleveland Australia 82 Show details ...
74 2018-06-23 Rhynchobatus djeddensis Fin clip To complete QA/QC of sawfish eDNA probes, we are requesting tissue samples from sympatric, closely related species i.e. wedgefish and guitarfish. James Cook University Cape Cleveland Australia 152 Show details ...
73 2018-06-23 Glaucostegus cemiculus Fin clip To complete QA/QC of sawfish eDNA probes, we are requesting tissue samples from sympatric, closely related species i.e. wedgefish and guitarfish. James Cook University Cape Cleveland Australia 63 Show details ...
72 2018-06-23 Rhinobatos lentiginosus Fin clip To complete QA/QC of sawfish eDNA probes, we are requesting tissue samples from sympatric, closely related species i.e. wedgefish and guitarfish. James Cook University Cape Cleveland Australia 148 Show details ...
71 2018-06-08 Triaenodon obesus Fin clips, muscle, other tissues Samples from the Western Tropical Pacific. Tissue samples are for study on genetic/genomic population structure and connectivity. Particularly to test hypotheses on physical barriers to dispersal and population connectivity. James Cook University, Galapagos Science Center Townsville City Australia 176 Show details ...
67 2018-06-07 Alopias vulpinus Muscle I need ~1g of frozen muscle I am using muscle fatty acid profile to compare the diet of a number of pelagic and coastal sharks. I need frozen muscle (~1g) from makos, blue sharks, thresher sharks, bronze whalers and dusky sharks from around South Australia. Flinders University of South Australia Adelaide Australia 4 Show details ...
66 2018-06-07 Isurus oxyrhinchus Muscle I need ~1g of frozen muscle I am using muscle fatty acid profile to compare the diet of a number of pelagic and coastal sharks. I need frozen muscle (~1g) from makos, blue sharks, thresher sharks, bronze whalers and dusky sharks. Flinders University of South Australia Adelaide Australia 92 Show details ...
61 2018-06-07 Lamna nasus muscle/fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to first test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 94 Show details ...
60 2018-06-07 Alopias vulpinus muscle/fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 4 Show details ...
59 2018-06-07 Somniosus microcephalus muscle/fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 162 Show details ...
58 2018-06-07 Sphyrna zygaena Muscle/fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 163 Show details ...
57 2018-06-07 Dasyatis pastinaca muscle/fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 42 Show details ...
56 2018-06-07 Mobula mobular muscle/fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 102 Show details ...
55 2018-06-07 Myliobatis aquila muscle/fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 105 Show details ...
54 2018-06-07 Torpedo nobiliana muscle / fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 175 Show details ...
53 2018-06-07 Torpedo marmorata muscle / fin clips Our project aims to use environmental DNA (eDNA) to survey the sharks and rays around the Cornish coast of the UK. We will use the tissue samples to test our DNA primers, that will then be used on sea water samples. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 175 Show details ...
52 2018-06-07 Aetobatus ocellatus tissue (fin clips or muscle) for genetics We are working on a population genetic study of Aetobatus ocellatus and are seeking tissue samples. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. We are working on a population genetic study of Aetobatus ocellatus and are seeking tissue samples. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. James Cook University Townsville City Australia 2 Show details ...
51 2018-06-06 Carcharodon carcharias fin clips, muscle (tiny piece needed) We are developing an eDNA toolkit in the UK, that can be applied to wider areas in Europe. We are curating a tissue library from as many species as possible to test our novel mtDNA primers. Improve our understanding of shark ecology and temporal/spatial movements. We hope to promote the use of non-invasive techniques such as eDNA as useful and applicable conservation tools. University of Exeter Falmouth United Kingdom 24 Show details ...
44 2018-02-20 Pseudocaranx georgianus Heads (or otoliths) I am comparing the growth rate of silver trevally across provisioning locations. I am looking for some otoliths from South Australia to serve as non-provisioned controls. The work will inform wildlife tourism management. Flinders University of South Australia Adelaide Australia 129507 Show details ...
43 2018-02-01 Pugnaso curtirostris Fin clips, muscle tissue Population structure spatial connectivity Flinders University Adelaide Australia 65210 Show details ...
41 2018-01-16 Hemiscyllium Olfactory rosettes and bulbs 4% PFA fixed University of Queensland Brisbane City Australia 74 Show details ...
39 2017-12-02 Manta birostris DNA. Eye preferred, or any tissue suitable for DNA extraction. Retinal opsins from filter feeding sharks/rays. The University of Tampa Tampa United States 99 Show details ...
38 2017-12-02 Manta alfredi DNA. Eye preferred, or any suitable tissue for DNA extraction. Retinal opsins from filter feeding sharks/rays. The University of Tampa Tampa United States 99 Show details ...
37 2017-12-02 Megachasma pelagios DNA. Eye preferred, but any tissue suitable for DNA extraction. Retinal opsins from filter feeding sharks. The University of Tampa Tampa United States 100 Show details ...
36 2017-12-02 Cetorhinus maximus DNA. Eye preferred, but any tissue suitable for DNA extraction Examination of retinal opsins from filter feeding sharks. The University of Tampa Tampa United States 31 Show details ...
35 2017-12-02 Rhincodon typus DNA. Eye preferred, but any tissue suitable for DNA extraction. Examination of the retinal opsin genes of filter feeding sharks. The University of Tampa Tampa United States 147 Show details ...
34 2017-10-27 Other Any species: trio (mother, father, offspring). Fin clips or any tissue from which DNA can be extracted A comparative study on mutation rates. Basically why reptiles look the same for million years while mammalians or birds have evolved so fast. University of Copenhagen Copenhagen Denmark 203 Show details ...
32 2017-08-31 Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos Skin, ideally from the body or center of the fins (1 cm^2 or slightly smaller will suffice) We will be isolating the dermal denticles from the skin to expand our denticle reference collection. This reference collection will be used to classify denticles from coastal sharks in the Pacific. University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara United States 22 Show details ...
31 2017-08-29 Heterodontus portusjacksoni Fin clips, muscle, blood Stable isotope analysis to assess differences in movement and feeding ecology in sub populations Macquarie University Sydney Australia 77 Show details ...
24 2017-08-26 Carcharhinus melanopterus Any tissue: DNA needed for multiplex PCR. We are looking at population connectivity as well as variation in genes across different species of sharks Manchester metropolitan university Manchester United Kingdom 22 Show details ...
23 2017-08-24 Carcharias taurus Archived, historical DNA material incl. jaws, vertebrae and other bones Fin clips Muscle Project GenoJaws will apply genome-scale targeted exome capture to both historical and contemporary samples of C. carcharias, G. cuvier and C. taurus to (1) explore population structure and spatiotemporal changes in population distribution; (2) estimate the effective number of individuals across populations and; (3) compare variation across the genome collected from historic and contemporary periods to investigate signatures of adaptive evolution in response to exploitation and environmental change. Molecular Fisheries Laboratory, University of Queensland Brisbane City Australia 23 Show details ...
22 2017-08-24 Galeocerdo cuvier Archived, historical DNA material incl. jaws, vertebrae and other bones Fin clips Muscle Project GenoJaws will apply genome-scale targeted exome capture to both historical and contemporary samples of C. carcharias, G. cuvier and C. taurus to (1) explore population structure and spatiotemporal changes in population distribution; (2) estimate the effective number of individuals across populations and; (3) compare variation across the genome collected from historic and contemporary periods to investigate signatures of adaptive evolution in response to exploitation and environmental change. Molecular Fisheries Laboratory, University of Queensland Brisbane City Australia 59 Show details ...
21 2017-08-16 Carcharhinus obscurus For Dna Checking if C. obscurus has migrated through the Suez canal to the mediterranean University of Haifa Haifa Israel 22 Show details ...
20 2017-08-09 Stegostoma fasciatum Skin sample big enough to fill out a scanning electron microscope stud, taken from the lateral trunk above pectoral fin, one from 'normal' skin and on... Masters thesis. I examine the dermal denticle and oral teeth of the zebrashark, from all stages. This means I need samples from newly hacthed, juveniles, transitional and adults. I only need from a transitional stage, which is from a specimen >70 cm TL. My focus is on East African populations but I will accept samples from any population. University of Copenhagen Copenhagen Denmark 167 Show details ...
19 2017-08-09 Carcharodon carcharias Archived, historical DNA material incl. jaws, vertebrae and other bones Fin clips Muscle Project GenoJaws will apply genome-scale targeted exome capture to both historical and contemporary samples of C. carcharias, G. cuvier and C. taurus to (1) explore population structure and spatiotemporal changes in population distribution; (2) estimate the effective number of individuals across populations and; (3) compare variation across the genome collected from historic and contemporary periods to investigate signatures of adaptive evolution in response to exploitation and environmental change. Molecular Fisheries Laboratory, University of Queensland Brisbane City Australia 24 Show details ...
18 2017-07-31 Heterodontus omanensis Fin clips, muscle (for genetics) University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu United States 77 Show details ...
17 2017-07-31 Heterodontus ramalheira Fin clips, muscle (for genetics) University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu United States 77 Show details ...
16 2017-07-20 Galeocerdo cuvier Fin clips, muscle Flinders University Bedford Park Australia 59 Show details ...
15 2017-07-20 Carcharodon carcharias fin clips, muscle Flinders University Bedford Park Australia 24 Show details ...
14 2017-07-11 Hemiscyllium ocellatum fin clips, vertebrae, muscle Genetic phylogeny of epaulette sharks, ageing techniques Macquarie University Sydney Australia 74 Show details ...
13 2017-07-11 Pristiophorus cirratus fin clips, vertebrae, muscle Genetic phylogeny and population dynamics of sawsharks Macquarie University Sydney Australia 135 Show details ...
12 2017-07-11 Pristiophorus nudipinnis fin clips, vertebrae, muscle Genetic phylogeny of sawsharks Macquarie University Sydney Australia 135 Show details ...
11 2017-07-03 Mustelus punctulatus Genetic samples (preferably muscle or fin clips) These samples will be used to study the genetic diversity and populations' connectivity of smooth-hound sharks in the Mediterranean Sea University of Padova, Italy Padua Italy 104 Show details ...
10 2017-07-03 Mustelus mustelus Genetic samples (preferably muscle or fin clips) These samples will be used to study the genetic diversity and populations' genetic connectivity of smooth-hound sharks in the Mediterranean Sea University of Padova, Italy Padua Italy 104 Show details ...
7 2017-06-09 Chiloscyllium punctatum fin clips I am doing a study on population structure of Chiloscyllium punctatum in its distribution region using genetic approach. The known distribution of this species is from India to Japan and Australia. We need to get some fin clips from representative countries such as India, Thailand, Vietnam, China, The Philippines, PNG and Australia. Research Center for Oceanography, Indonesian Institute of Sciences Jakarta Indonesia 33 Show details ...
6 2017-06-09 Rhinoptera tissue for genetics, fin clips or muscle biopsies will work great. We are working on a global taxonomic revision of the cownose rays (Rhinopteridae) and are seeking tissue samples from all species to better describe their phylogeny and clarify species validity and distributions. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or clarification. NOAA Pascagoula United States 149 Show details ...
5 2017-06-08 Other Blood samples: smears. Characterization of Elasmobranch blood cells. The University of Vigo Vigo Spain 203 Show details ...
4 2017-06-08 Myliobatis tenuicaudatus Muscle (Frozen) I am seeking eagle ray muscle from South Australia for a study on the trophic ecology of rays at the Neptune Islands, using stable isotope and fatty acid profiles. I am trying to source samples from outside these islands as means for comparison. Flinders University of South Australia Adelaide Australia 105 Show details ...
3 2017-06-08 Dasyatis brevicaudata Muscle (Frozen) I am seeking smooth ray muscle from South Australia for a study on the trophic ecology of rays at the Neptune Islands, using stable isotope and fatty acid profiles. I am trying to source samples from outside these islands as means for comparison. Flinders University of South Australia Adelaide Australia 42 Show details ...
2 2017-06-07 Carcharodon carcharias Muscle (~1g, frozen) I am looking to investigate the trophic ecology of white sharks throughout Australia, using stable isotope and fatty acid biochemistry. This project is also seeking to compare the white sharks throughout Australia to juvenile, sub-adult, and adult white sharks in the Eastern Pacific. Flinders University of South Australia Adelaide Australia 24 Show details ...