TABLE 1

Seawater OTUs

Seawater OTUaRelative abundance (%)
Octadecabacter (genus)8.4
Pelagibacteraceae (family)5.4
Tenacibaculum (genus)5.0
Candidatus Portiera (genus)3.3
Flavobacteriaceae I (family)3.1
Flavobacteriaceae II (family)2.1
Haptophyceae (order)2.0
Olleya (genus)2.0
Polaribacter (genus)1.9
Mamiellaceae (family)1.9
Flavobacteriaceae III (family)1.9
Cryomorphaceae (family)1.8
Bacteroidetes (phylum)1.6
Stramenopiles (order)1.3
Flavobacteriaceae IV (family)1.2
Flavobacteriaceae V (family)1.1
Flavobacteriaceae VI (family)1.1
  • a The lowest taxonomic designation (and its level) assigned to the seawater OTUs through QIIME using the Greengenes database. Six unique seawater OTUs were assigned to the Flavobacteriaceae (denoted by roman numerals).