Table 1

Description of site and isolates collected, including isolation success and genes sequenced from each site
Site Region Origin Date Collected No. cells isolated (survived) ITS1 sequences (#) 18S and 28S Sequences (#) Lineage 1 Lineage 2 Lineage 3 Physiology
a.) 1 North Pacific Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada 51.75°N, 131°W 5/17/2007 21 (18) 10 3 6 1
2 North Pacific Vancouver Island (A), Canada 49.65°N, 127.44°W 5/13/2007 48 (41) 10 1 10 1
3 North Pacific Vancouver Island (B). Canada 48.87°N, 125.89°W 5/13/2007 32 (30) 10 1 10 1
4 North Pacific Puget Sound, USA 47.74°N, 122.42°W 5/12/2007 56 (56) 10 1 10
5 North Pacific La Jolla, USA 32.85°N, 117.25°W (CCMP1018) 1968 NA 1 1 1 1
6 North Pacific Seto Inland Sea, Japan 34.16°N, 133.33°E 2/2007 NA 5 1 5 1
7 North Atlantic Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory, USA 41.45°N, 70.56°W 11/3/2008 17 (15) 10 10
8 North Atlantic Narragansett Bay, URI 41.53°N, 71.38°W 10/10/2008 24 (24) 10 10
1/8/2009 24 (21) 10 1 10
2/9/2009 48 (45) 10 10
6/26/2009 4 (2) 2
9 North Atlantic Oban, Scotland 56.57°N, 5.43°W (CCAP1085_20) 2008 NA 1 1 1
10 Mediterranean Sea Gulf of Naples, Italy 40.95°N, 14.25°E (CCAP1085_21) 2008 NA 1 1 1 1
11 Mediterranean Sea Gulf of Naples, Italy 40.49°N, 14.15°E (CCMP1647) 11/12/2008 NA 1 1 1
12 Mediterranean Sea Gulf of Naples, Italy 40.75°N, 14.33°E (CCMP3264) 1993 NA 1 1 1 1
b.) 13 North Atlantic Iceland 60.92472°N, 27.005833° 5/22/2008 48 (29) 10 3
14 North Atlantic Tromso, Norway 69.66°N, 18.96°E (CCMP986, 987) 8/1/1978 NA 2 1
15 Southern Ocean McMurdo Sound77.83°S 163.00°E, Antarctica (CCMP1463, CCMP1462) 2/1/1991 NA 2 2

Site numbers refer to map featured in Figure  1. Isolation number or isolation success number was not available for culture collection strains, nor for those isolated in Japan. Culture collection accession numbers are indicated in the “Origin" column. a) All T. rotula isolates, including number classified as 1, 2, or 3, number of isolates included in physiological experiments. b) Description of T. gravida isolates.

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Whittaker et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:209   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-209

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