Protocols & Guidelines
Sample Collection How to collect and preserve zooplankton for optimal success in genetic analyses.
Shipping Samples Samples preserved in ethanol are flammable and therefore require special procedures and limits for shipping and mailing
Policy on Use of Archived Samples CMarZ samples may be examined by interested researchers and students with these guidelines.
Sample Requests Form to request samples or specimens.
Zooplankton Collections Questionnaire We are interested to learn of existing zooplankton collections and improve their availability to researchers. Do you have collections that you would like to make available to the CMarZ project? Please fill out and submit this form.
Policy on DNA Barcode Data Requirements for submission of DNA sequences to GenBank; agreement between person providing specimens and the DNA lab on publishing data; use of voucher material.
CMarZ mtCOI Barcoding Protocol Our procedure for extracting and sequencing the MtCOI gene.
Specimen Submission for Barcoding Guidelines If you are sending zooplankton specimens to the CMarZ Barcoding lab, please include the metadata listed here.