TABLE 1

List of core MED nodes of SSU rRNA gene sequences with taxonomic affiliations and description of environment where the most similar sequences were recovered

MEDTaxonomic affiliationEnvironment of most similar sequences (GenBank identifier)
6786 Corynebacterium Bottlenose dolphin forestomach (JQ192966 )
6836 Corynebacterium Horse uterus (CP011546 )
857Candidatus Actinomarina”Seawater next to bottlenose dolphin (JQ195517 )
8466 Zimmermannella Human skin (GQ043066 )
678 Leucobacter Bottlenose dolphin blowhole (FJ959933 )
680 Bacteroidetes VC2.1 Bac22Bottlenose dolphin mouth (JQ210604 )
7942 Tenacibaculum Bottlenose dolphin blowhole (FJ959464 )
5795 Porphyromonas Bottlenose dolphin mouth (KC259428 ) and humpback whale skin (GU202009 )
8352 Guggenheimella Bottlenose dolphin mouth (JQ208689 )
8398 Helcococcus Bottlenose dolphin mouth (FJ959814 )
5986 Helcococcus Sea lion rectum (JQ208548 )
8097 Dielma Bottlenose dolphin mouth (JQ209430 )
1312 Cardiobacteriaceae Bottlenose dolphin blowhole (FJ960054 )
6327 Cardiobacteriaceae Bottlenose dolphin mouth (KC260696 )
6423 Oceanospirillaceae Bottlenose dolphin forestomach (JQ194233 ) and blowhole (FJ959835 )
6459 Oceanospirillaceae Bottlenose dolphin forestomach (JQ193528 ) and blowhole (FJ959835 )
9495 Moraxella Bottlenose dolphin mouth (JQ216648 )
2426 Psychrobacter Bottlenose dolphin blowhole (FJ960065 ) and mouth (KC260479 )
7254 Moraxella Bottlenose dolphin mouth (JQ216648 )
7186 Moraxella Bottlenose dolphin mouth (JQ216648 )
7188 Moraxella Bottlenose dolphin mouth (JQ216648 )
9687 Rhodovulum Sub-Antarctic seawater (AY697867 )
9388SAR11, Surface 1 cladeGulf of Mexico seawater (KU578707 )
3986 Arcobacter Bottlenose dolphin blowhole (FJ959747 ) and forestomach (JQ194125 )
7357 Oceanivirga Bottlenose dolphin forestomach (JQ193505 ) and mouth (KC260320 )