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Lake Biwa Day Project 2021 “Lake Biwa Challenge: 100 sites eDNA survey”

As a Lake Biwa Day Project, we sampled water at 100 sites on Lake Biwa and surveyed the habitat of living creatures in Lake Biwa.
We had the cooperation of many people from NPOs and companies involved in environmental protection.


*The 100 sites eDNA survey was televised by the Biwako Broad Casting.

A web version is available on the web aminchu site.

“Friends of Lake Biwa”  Environmental DNA: A Glass of Water Reveals the Living Creatures of Lake Biwa Part 1
“Friends of Lake Biwa”  Environmental DNA: A Glass of Water Reveals the Living Creatures of Lake Biwa Part 2
“Friends of Lake Biwa”  Environmental DNA: A Glass of Water Reveals the Living Creatures of Lake Biwa Part 3


*“Lake Biwa Day Ryukoku Series Lecture” was held as follows.

Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 11:00~12:00
Location: Online (Zoom webinar)
Topic: Introduction of the results of “Lake Biwa Challenge: 100 sites eDNA survey”, and the prospect of biomonitoring with citizen participation.
Participation fee: free

For more information, please see below.
“2021 Lake Biwa Day Ryukoku Series Lecture


*A related article was published as follows.

→ “Chunichi Shimbun”  Lake Biwa inhabited by 44 species of fish, according to DNA analysis.
→ “Nagahama Keizai Shimbun”  Ryukoku University analyzes organisms in Lake Biwa through the “Environmental DNA Project”.