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Table 1 First-pass genomic assembly statistics for five Lake Malawi cichlid species

From: Comparative analysis reveals signatures of differentiation amid genomic polymorphism in Lake Malawi cichlids

  MC LF MA MZ RE
Total number of contigs in assembly 61,923 58,245 63,297 65,094 55,751
Total length (bases) 73,425,564 70,858,381 68,238,634 79,168,277 71,295,074
Genome coveragea (%) 6.68 6.44 6.20 7.20 6.48
Mean trace length (bases) 1,055 1,092 991 1,145 1,153
Shortest contig length (bases) 50 50 50 50 50
Longest contig length (bases) 19,632 17,437 21,601 15,371 21,351
Mean contig length (bases) 1,186 1,217 1,078 1,216 1,279
Q25 contig length (bases) 759 846 783 805 934
Q50 (median) contig length (bases) 966 1,063 949 1,163 1,113
Q75 contig length (bases) 1,403 1,355 1,102 1,417 1,407
Total genic length (bases) 2,863,110 (3.9%) 2,841,933 (4.0%) 2,761,941 (4.0%) 2,851,968 (3.6%) 2,797,548 (3.9%)
  1. aUsing an average cichlid genome size of 1.1 × 109 bases. LF, Labeotropheus fuelleborni; MA, Melanochromis auratus; MC, Mchenga conophorus; MZ, Maylandia zebra; RE, Rhamphochromis esox; Q25, 25th percentile; Q50, median or 50th percentile; Q75, 75th percentile.