carries UMaine release on scallop reproduction research using eDNA carried a University of Maine news release about a new study focused on a method developed by researchers from UMaine and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences to study the timing of scallop spawning by analyzing environmental DNA found in water samples. The study provides a tool for managing wild and farmed shellfish populations, and demonstrates the promise of emerging eDNA approaches for monitoring the presence and activities of all marine life, the release states.