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Table 1 The seven Symbiodinium isolates for which de novo genome assemblies were generated in this study

From: Comparison of 15 dinoflagellate genomes reveals extensive sequence and structural divergence in family Symbiodiniaceae and genus Symbiodinium

  S. microadriaticum CassKB8 S. microadriaticum 04-503SCI.03 S. tridacnidorum CCMP2592* S. linucheae CCMP2456 S. necroappetens CCMP2469 S. natans CCMP2548* S. pilosum CCMP2461
ITS2 subtype A1 A1 A3 A4 A13 A2
Lifestyle Symbiotic Symbiotic Symbiotic Symbiotic Opportunistic Free-living Free-living
Host or source of origin Cassiopea sp. (jellyfish) Orbicella faveolata
(stony coral)
Heliofungia actiniformis (stony coral) Plexaura homamalla (octocoral) Condylactis gigantea (anemone) Open ocean Zoanthus sociatus (zoanthid)
Collection site Hawaii (Pacific) Florida (Atlantic) Coral Sea (Pacific) Bermuda (Atlantic) Jamaica (Caribbean) Hawaii (Pacific) Jamaica (Caribbean)
Overall G+C (%) 51.91 50.46 51.01 50.36 50.85 51.79 48.21
Number of scaffolds 67,937 57,558 6245 37,772 104,583 2855 48,302
Assembly length (bp) 813,744,491 775,008,844 1,103,301,044 694,902,460 767,953,253 761,619,964 1,089,424,773
N50 scaffold length (bp) 42,989 49,975 651,264 58,075 14,528 610,496 62,444
Max. scaffold length (Mbp) 0.38 1.08 4.01 0.46 1.34 3.40 1.34
Number of contigs 167,159 162,765 7913 141,380 157,685 4262 142,969
N50 contig length (bp) 10,400 11,136 356,695 11,147 11,420 358,021 17,506
Max. contig length (Mbp) 0.15 1.05 2.96 0.19 1.34 2.90 1.34
Gap (%) 1.15 1.44 0.02 1.35 0.56 0.02 0.79
Estimated genome size (bp) 1,120,150,369 1,052,668,212 1,287,259,774 914,781,885 1,007,022,374 740,100,732 1,993,912,458
Assembled fraction of genome (%) 72.65 73.62 85.71 75.96 76.26 100.03 54.64
  1. An asterisk (*) denotes a hybrid genome assembly incorporating both short- and long-read sequence data. All other assemblies were generated using short-read sequence data