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Table 4 Taxonomy of OTUs that exhibited relative abundances significantly correlated with NH4 or POC specific filtration rates (Pearson) and differed significantly within sponge species across locations (Metastats)

From: Testing the relationship between microbiome composition and flux of carbon and nutrients in Caribbean coral reef sponges

Species OTU Phylum Lowest taxonomy Correlation source Pearson correlation Correlation P value Metastats P value Ave. relative Abd.
Florida Belize
A. tubulata 090 Crenarchaeota G. Cenarchaeum NH4 0.9974 0.0026 0.0506 2.3 1.1
N. digitalis 011 Proteobacterium C. Alphaproteobacterium NH4 0.9379 0.0184 0.0275 1.3 0.5
028 Proteobacterium G. Candidatus Portiera NH4 0.8830 0.0472 0.0320 0.5 0.2
045 Euryarchaeota C. Thermoplasmata NH4 0.9041 0.0351 0.0114 0.6 0.1
V. gigantea 060 Proteobacterium G. Piscirickettsiaceae POC 0.7149 0.0463 0.0226 1.24 0.51
V. reiswigi 070 Acidobacteria C. BPC015 POC − 0.8370 0.0377 0.0044 1.78 0.45
X. muta 035 Nitrospirae O. Nitrospiraceae POC 0.6880 0.0279 0.0179 2.25 1.61
067 AncK6 P. AncK6 POC − 0.6387 0.0469 0.0600 0.96 1.13
081 Chloroflexi C. TK18 POC − 0.6472 0.0431 0.0033 1.54 2.89
129 Proteobacterium F. Rhodospirillaceae POC 0.8114 0.0044 0.0524 0.45 0.30
134 Chloroflexi C. mle1-48 POC 0.6884 0.0277 0.0137 0.04 0.39
  1. P phylum, C class, O order, F family, G genus