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Table 2 Relative abundance, taxonomic classification and closely BLASTn match of top bacterial OTUs

From: Feeding cessation alters host morphology and bacterial communities in the ascidian Pseudodistoma crucigaster

  % Sequence reads    
OTU N1 N3 N6 R1 R5 R6 Phylum (Class) Lowest Taxon Top BLAST match
001 85 43 28 55 58 59 Proteobacteria (α) Family Rhodobacteraceae Sponge-associated (94.8 % EU350873)
002 7 44 25 3 14 5 Proteobacteria (α) Order Rhodobacterales Octocoral-associated (95.7 % DQ395396)
003 - 3 5 6 <1 5 Proteobacteria (γ) Order Alteromonadales Deep sea sediment (98.1 % AB694145)
004 - - 18 2 <1 <1 Bacteroidetes Family Flammeovirgaceae Deep sea sediment (97.5 % FN562913)
005 - - - - - 17 Proteobacteria (γ) Class Gammaproteobacteria Coral-associated (100 % KC527310)
006 2 5 <1 1 1 <1 Proteobacteria (α) Order Rhodobacterales Sponge-associated (94.8 % EU350873)
007 - - - 9 <1 - Proteobacteria (γ) Family Xanthomonadaceae Crab-associated (99.5 % AB476258)
008 3 <1 - <1 - <1 Proteobacteria Phylum Proteobacteria Ascidian-associated (97.2 % KF799034)
009 - - 7 <1 - - Bacteroidetes Genus Roseivirga Ascidian-associated (99.5 % KF798800)
010 - - 2 2 - <1 Proteobacteria (α) Class Alphaproteobacteria Ascidian-associated (100 % KF798861)**
011 - - - <1 3 2 Planctomycetes Order Phycisphaerales Biofilm (100 %, JF272039)**
012 - - <1 - 5 - Bacteroidetes Genus Maribacter Octocoral-associated (100 % KF181050)**
013 - - <1 <1 - 2 Planctomycetes Order Phycisphaerales Microbial mat (96.7 % JN435867)
014 - - - 2 <1 - Nitrospirae Family Nitrospiraceae Sediment (100 % AJ704710)**
015 - - - 1 1 <1 Nitrospirae Family Nitrospiraceae Seawater (100 % KC706459)**
  1. Results are shown for bacteria associated with active (N) and resting (R) forms of P. crucigaster