Riverbank - 2.


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Names of species with barcode sequences similar to our query

Percentage similarity to our query. In general, values above 99% represent a positive identification, values below around 95% are almost never associated with correct classifications

Now you can return to the first window and look for other organisms. Try to find the one that is an invasive species and discover what environmental damage it can do by searching on the internet.

The other exercise all work in more or less the same way and there is text within the pages to help explain how they work.

In “Caviar” we use the barcode to discriminate between real caviar and a cheap substitute.

In “Nematodes” we will try to diagnose the illness from which a sick tree is suffering

In “Wolpertinger” ….. Well, just take a look!