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PORBIOTA provides a platform that connects academia, the public administration, business corporations and civil society.

Through iNaturalist/Biodiversity4All, PORBIOTA aims to promote the engagement of citizen…

DNA platform

PORBIOTA provides a platform for reference collections of DNA barcodes of animal and plant species occurring in Portugal. DNA barcodes are mainly based on the CO1 gene for animals, while for plants several genes are used.

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PORBIOTA offers open-access platform to biodiversity data collected either in the Portuguese territory or worldwide by Portuguese institutions.


PORBIOTA provides a service of species identification based on morphological and genetic tools (DNA barcoding).

Specimens or tissue samples are analysed by experienced taxonomists or…