TABLE 4

Taxonomic affiliations of pyrosequencing reads after filteringa

Taxonomic group% Contribution
Dive 1758 CT8 SC1 (cold seep surface layer; gray mat)Dive 1758 CT8 SC6 (cold seep bottom layer; gray mat)Dive 1766 CT3 SH1 (hydrothermal vent surface layer; white mat)
ZhouKitZhouKitZhou (replicate 1)Kit (replicate 1)Zhou (replicate 2)Kit (replicate 2)
Arch1Arch2Arch1Arch2Arch1Arch2Arch1Arch2Arch1Arch2Arch1Arch2Arch1Arch2Arch1Arch2
AAG2.863.580.080.08
DHVE-68.340.407.780.0825.5024.720.080.951.590.870.641.430.711.511.51
DHVE-81.190.240.240.320.080.080.480.400.400.480.870.24
RC-V12.392.077.311.1113.820.325.880.407.471.433.651.913.890.563.101.43
Thermoprotei
    Desulfurococcales0.160.640.710.72
    Thermoproteales0.080.790.320.080.080.16
Korarchaeota0.080.160.160.240.08
Thaumarchaeota
    MCG1.590.870.243.570.1610.890.481.751.591.591.351.993.260.791.99
    MBG-B0.953.181.351.193.262.868.193.891.511.510.640.561.190.710.790.24
    MG-I0.160.320.320.080.790.160.160.320.400.080.24
    Other Thaumarchaeota0.080.160.08
Euryarchaeota
    Archaeoglobales0.320.560.480.080.40
    Halobacteriales0.080.080.08
    Thermococcales0.080.401.270.242.621.430.081.99
    MBG-D0.240.5626.2119.7112.317.0717.950.0810.090.08
    Other Thermoplasmatales0.560.080.480.564.530.564.610.876.916.200.08
    MBG-E0.080.080.400.320.080.080.08
    SAGMEG0.320.080.080.160.480.160.160.080.240.080.16
    GEG0.240.240.082.220.080.792.380.793.100.955.640.643.49
    ANME-1 Guaymas0.320.640.792.700.560.870.712.15
    ANME-10.080.560.400.4892.450.0886.3414.3055.6067.1260.1317.7163.2267.0465.74
    ANME-2ab17.8724.7023.2723.753.340.712.701.430.080.320.080.080.64
    ANME-2c48.6157.4350.2861.8712.472.3812.323.9749.8825.977.7022.4838.0521.134.1316.61
    ANME-2-Sonora0.711.110.160.08
    ANME-20.081.590.794.210.080.244.051.190.480.240.240.72
    ANME-36.593.810.240.160.320.870.400.480.48
    GoM-Arc-I0.080.240.320.081.110.320.480.160.950.081.59
    Other Methanosarcinales1.192.940.402.780.080.080.320.950.401.430.080.240.401.270.320.48
    Methanomicrobiales0.240.080.320.080.080.08
    Methanocellales0.080.320.08
    Methanobacteriales0.080.080.480.240.40
Other Archaea5.400.165.480.084.534.530.322.222.301.670.952.621.191.272.38
  • a Results are given for Archaea, according to sample, DNA extraction method, and primer set used. Empty cells indicate that no reads were affiliated with the corresponding microbial group.