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Table 2 Percentage (%) of contribution of bacterial taxa that primarily accounted for differences in A. lobifera collected from different reef sites. Percentage of contribution was calculated using the SIMPER analysis

From: Symbiosis and microbiome flexibility in calcifying benthic foraminifera of the Great Barrier Reef

Bacterial taxa Inner-shelf × mid-shelf Inner-shelf × outer-shelf Mid-shelf × outer-shelf
α-Proteobacteria 13.73 5.94 12.54
β-Proteobacteria 10.12 11.53 11.67
δ-Proteobacteria 7.12 8.41 0
γ-Proteobacteria 12.43 7.08 13.22
Actinobacteria 9.17 16.72 7.45
Bacteroidetes 8.51 12.10 10.76
Cyanobacteria 0 0 8.35
Firmicutes 15.75 18.97 13.39
Other bacterial groups 7.35 6.61 8.52
Planctomycetes 9.52 8.16 7.87