Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Tennessee
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Tennessee Project

Early Detection and Rapid Response to the African Walking Catfish in Puerto Rico: Identification and Removal of a Threat to Endemic Species and Minimizing Risk to Continental U.S. Expansion

April 2020 - December 2023


Participating Agencies

  • TN Cooperative Fishery Unit

Using environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect location of a newly detected invasive species in Puerto Rico to inform removals.