Symbiont subclade - Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia (ITS2)

Symbiont subclade found in 41 samples, associated with 13 host species, from 11 locations from Northern GBR.

Sequence(s)

The symbiont subclade Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia has a single reported sequence (see below).

Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia (GenBank GQ479800)



Host associations

Species% Samples with Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia Depth (investigated depth)Other Symbiodinium found in this species
Anthelia sp. 50 % (total n = 4) 3 - 6 m (3 - 18 m) C64, C84a
Clavularia sp. 50 % (total n = 2) 5 - 7 m (0 - 15 m) D3
Dendronephthea sp. 0 % (total n = 4) 0 m (2 - 7 m) C1, C1 & Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia
Distichopora sp. 100 % (total n = 1) 16 - 18 m (16 - 18 m)
Efflatounaria sp. 38 % (total n = 26) 0 - 18 m (0 - 18 m) C1, C1c, C1c*, D4-5, Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia_unidentified band
Galaxea fascicularis 0 % (total n = 14) 0 m (0 - 18 m) C1, C1c, C21 & C3 & C40, C3, C3 & C40, C3 & Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia, C3i, D1-4
Heteroxenia sp. 53 % (total n = 17) 2 - 7 m (2 - 18 m) C1 & Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia, C15, C64, Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia_unidentified band
Klyxum sp. 3 % (total n = 37) 3 - 6 m (0 - 18 m) C1, C1 & C1_unidentified band, C1c, C1r, C3i, C64, C65a, D4-5
Millepora sp. 0 % (total n = 14) 0 m (2 - 7 m) A7a, A7b, C1, C1 & Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia
Nephthea sp. 13 % (total n = 23) 0 - 7 m (0 - 15 m) B1, B36, B36 & C1, C1, C1c, D1-4, D4-5, Symbiodinium sp. StereoSH1
Paralemnalia sp. 17 % (total n = 6) 0 - 1 m (0 - 18 m) C1, C1c
Sinularia brassica 50 % (total n = 2) 16 - 18 m (16 - 18 m) C1
Xenia sp. 28 % (total n = 29) 0 - 18 m (0 - 18 m) C1, C15, C1k, C64, Symbiodinium sp. ex Heteroxenia_unidentified band
Displayed data is extracted from the following publications: Tonk 2014 (link) Tonk unpublished (link)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