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Table 2 Sequence abundance and diversity of picoeukaryotic taxa found in this study

From: Diversity of picoeukaryotes at an oligotrophic site off the Northeastern Red Sea Coast

Phylogenetic groups Number of sequences Number of OTUs
Alveolata
Dinoflagellates 5 (1.9%) 5 (4.9%)
Ciliates 9 (3.5%) 8 (7.9%)
NA-I 7 (2.8%) 4 (4.0%)
NA-II 67 (26.4) 38 (37.6%)
Chlorophyta
Mamiellales (Ostreococcus tauri) 30 (11.8%) 2 (2.0%)
Mamiellales (Micromonas pusilla) 28 (11.0%) 2 (2.0%)
Mamiellales (Bathycoccus prasinos) 21 (9.1%) 1 (1.0%)
Clade VII 2 (0.8%) 1 (1.0%)
Stramenopiles
Chrysophytes 15 (5.9%) 8 (7.9%)
Dictyochophytes 7 (2.8%) 3 (3.0%)
Pinguiophytes 1 (0.4%) 1 (1.0%)
Bolidophytes 5 (1.9%) 2 (2.0%)
Unclassified 4 (1.6%) 1 (1.0%)
Bicosoecids 1 (0.4%) 1 (1.0%)
MAST 25 (9.8%) 17 (16.8%)
Rhizaria
Radiolarians 21 (8.3%) 4 (4.0%)
Chloroarachniophtyes 1 (0.4%) 1 (1.0%)
Haptophyta
Prymnesiophytes 1 (0.4%) 1 (1.0%)
Unknown 2 (0.8%) 1 (1.0%)
Non-PE sequences 55 17