Skip to main content

Table 2 Relative abundance of metazoan small subunit ribosomal (SSU) RNA retrieved, calculated as percentage of total eukaryotic SSU RNA reads obtained per library

From: Metazoans of redoxcline sediments in Mediterranean deep-sea hypersaline anoxic basins

Higher taxon Lower taxon L UH U H U C D UH L LH
Crustacea Centropages 0.72 0 1.27 0 0
Crustacea Clausocalanus 0.24 0 0 0 0
Crustacea Labidocera 0.72 0 0 0 0
Crustacea Neocalanus 0 0 2.53 0 0
Crustacea Paraeucalanus 0.24 0 0 0 0
Crustacea Pontella 0.24 0 0 0 0.37
Crustacea Subeucalanus 0.24 0 0 0 0.91
Crustacea Maxillopoda 2.39 1.20 1.27 0 0.18
Crustacea Oithona 0.24 0 0 0 0
Crustacea Pontophilus 0 0 0 0.02 0
Cnidaria Aglaura 0.48 0 0 0 0
Cnidaria Hydrozoa 0.48 0 0 0 0
Cnidaria Pantachogon 0.24 0 0 0 0
Ctenophora Undescribed 0.24 0 0 0 0
  1. Taxonomic assignments were made using BLAST against the PR2 database within QIIME. L, L’Atalante; U, Urania; D, Discovery; UH, Upper halocline; H, Halocline; LH, Lower halocline; C, Normoxic, normal saline control