Diet and phylogeny shape the gut microbiota of Antarctic seals: a comparison of wild and captive animals
Version of Record online: 12 NOV 2012
© 2012 Society for Applied Microbiology and Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Volume 15, Issue 4, pages 1132–1145, April 2013
How to Cite
Nelson, T. M., Rogers, T. L., Carlini, A. R. and Brown, M. V. (2013), Diet and phylogeny shape the gut microbiota of Antarctic seals: a comparison of wild and captive animals. Environmental Microbiology, 15: 1132–1145. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12022
- Issue online: 4 APR 2013
- Version of Record online: 12 NOV 2012
- Accepted manuscript online: 15 OCT 2012 08:04AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 8 OCT 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 27 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Received: 25 JUN 2012
- Instituto Antártico Argentino
- Australian Marine Mammal Research Centre
- Secretaría de Ciencia y Tecnología and the Dirección Nacional del Antártico. Grant Number: PICTO No. 36054
- Australian Research Council
- Winifred Scott Foundation
- the Evolution and Ecology Research Centre
Fig. S1. Gut microbiota of southern elephant seals of different age-classes. nMDS plots the relative dissimilarity of an individuals' gut microbiota.
Table S1. Effect of age-class on the gut microbiota of southern elephant seals by ANOSIM.
Table S2. Effect of mass (kg) on the gut microbiota of southern elephant seals by PERMANOVA.
Table S3. OTUs shared in the gut microbiota of most wild leopard seals.
Table S4. OTUs shared in the gut microbiota of most southern elephant seal adults and sub-adults.
Table S5. Shared OTUs in the gut microbiota of captive leopard seals over time.
Table S6. Characteristics of seals used for sample collection.
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