After a long long time without news I thought it would be worth listing what we have achieved with the support of the FREDIE team: Geiger, M.F., C. Schreiner, G. B. Delmastro, F. Herder. Combining geometric morphometrics with molecular genetics to investigate a putative hybrid complex – a case study with barbels (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Barbus […]
Field trip Romania
In October 2012 we conducted our last big adventure, a two weeks trip through Romania to collect fishes and mollusks with our colleague Ion from the DDNI.
From September 17 – 20 2012 the European Barcoding community met in Brussels to discuss the future direction and to make contacts between different projects.
Field trip Slovenia & Hungary
September 2012. Katharina Kurzrock and Matthias Geiger headed towards the South with the MfN minibus to reach the headwaters of the Soca River in Slovenia to collect mollusk and mayfly samples for the FREDIE project. Afterwards they also visited Hungary and met with Zoltan Feher to discuss about the cooperation.
Field trip France
In August 2012, Katharina Kurzrock, Simon Walter and Sebastian Huellen left the museum to collect some fresh material from France for their labs. Henri Persat kindly provided some help and hints for good spots within the Rhone drainage.
Field trip Skandinavia
July 2012. Katharina Kurzrock and Matthias Geiger drove the ZFMK minibus through Germany’s North to reach Denmark, Sweden and finally Norway to collect mollusk and mayfly samples for the FREDIE project.
FREDIE meets FISHBOL
In June 2012 the FISHBOL community met in Yeosu, Korea in the beautiful setting of the Expo exhibition.
FREDIE introduced at ECFF Portugal
In May 2012 we introduced the project to the audience of the congress on ecology & conservation of freshwater fishes in Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal and made some important contacts.