Host Species - Sarcophyton sp. (ITS2)

Data based on 128 samples from 25 locations from Central GBR, Northern GBR, Southern GBR.
Found in association with 14 distinct profiles, containing 12 ITS2 subtype(s), belonging to clade(s) C, D, S.

Overview of Symbiodinium ITS2 associations (alternative markers: 18S ITS1 )

Symbiodinium type (ITS2) number of samples percentage of total reported samples
other DNA regions n = 24 18.8%
C1 n = 37 28.9%
C1 & C65a (mix) n = 1 0.8%
C1_unidentified band n = 2 1.6%
C1c n = 1 0.8%
C1c & C3 (mix) n = 1 0.8%
C1r n = 13 10.2%
C26 n = 1 0.8%
C3i n = 22 17.2%
C3j n = 2 1.6%
C65 n = 2 1.6%
C65a n = 13 10.2%
C65a & C1 (mix) n = 2 1.6%
D4-5 n = 1 0.8%
Symbiodinium sp. Amakusa I n = 6 4.7%

Reported Symbiodinium ITS2 associations per location (alternative markers: 18S ITS1 )

Region Location Symbiodinium ITS2 types
Northern GBR Bird Island C1 (n = 2) C65a (n = 2)
  Curd reef C1 (n = 3)
  Day reef C1 (n = 1) C1 & C65a (n = 1) C1c (n = 1) C65a (n = 2)
  Feather reef north C1 (n = 3)
  Great Detached Reef C1 (n = 1) C1 & C65a (n = 1) C65a (n = 2)
  Gunga Shaol C1r (n = 7)
  Linnet reef C1r (n = 4)
  Long Sandy Reef C1 (n = 1) C65a (n = 2)
  Maxwell Reef C1 (n = 1) C1r (n = 1)
  Sandbank #7 C1 & C65a (n = 1) C65a (n = 1)
  Tydeman Cay C1 (n = 2) C65a (n = 1)
  Wallace Islet C1 (n = 4)
  Watsons bay C26 (n = 1)
  Wilke Island C1 (n = 5) D4-5 (n = 1)
  Yonge reef C1 (n = 3) C1r (n = 1) C65a (n = 3)
Central GBR Curacao Island (MPN18-1805) C1 (n = 1)
  Fantome Island C1 (n = 4)
  Fantome Island Juno Bay C1 (n = 3)
  Faraday Reef C1 (n = 3)
  Rib reef north C65 (n = 2)
Southern GBR Burkitts Reef C3i (n = 8)
  Elliot Heads C3i (n = 3)
  Fitzroy reef C3i (n = 3)
  Heron C3j (n = 2)
  Hummock Hill C1_unidentified band (n = 2) C1c & C3 (n = 1) C3i (n = 8) Symbiodinium sp. Amakusa I (n = 6)
Displayed data is extracted from the following publications: Goulet 2008b (link) LaJeunesse 2003 (link) LaJeunesse 2004 (link) Tonk 2014 (link) Tonk unpublished (link)


Please reference as: Tonk L*, Bongaerts P*, Sampayo EM, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2013) SymbioGBR: a web-based database of
Symbiodinium associated with cnidarian hosts on the Great Barrier Reef.
BMC Ecology 13:7