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Coral-associated bacteria demonstrate phylosymbiosis and cophylogeny

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dc.contributor Dept Microbiol
dc.contributor Div Biol Sci
dc.contributor James Cook Univ
dc.contributor Smithsonian Trop Res Inst
dc.contributor University Of Washington
dc.contributor Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
dc.contributor Pennsylvania Commonwealth System Of Higher Education (pcshe)
dc.contributor Australian Inst Marine Sci
dc.contributor Oregon State Univ
dc.contributor Australian Institute Of Marine Science
dc.contributor James Cook University
dc.contributor Univ Washington
dc.contributor University Of Washington Bothell
dc.contributor Arc Ctr Excellence Coral Reef Studies
dc.contributor Sch Sci Technol Engn & Math
dc.contributor Dept Biol
dc.contributor Smithsonian Institution
dc.contributor Penn State Univ
dc.contributor Smithsonian Inst
dc.contributor Coll Sci & Engn
dc.contributor Oregon State University
dc.contributor Oregon University System
dc.contributor Penn State University
dc.contributor Mueller Lab 208 ZANEVELD, JESSE R. POLLOCK, F. JOSEPH MCMINDS, RYAN SMITH, STYLES BOURNE, DAVID G. WILLIS, BETTE L. MEDINA, MONICA THURBER, REBECCA VEGA 2018-12-09T18:53:09Z 2018-12-09T18:53:09Z 2019-07-08T02:08:57Z 2018-12-09T18:53:09Z 2018-12-09T18:53:09Z 2019-07-08T02:08:57Z 2018-11-22
dc.identifier.citation Pollock FJ, McMinds R, Smith S, Bourne DG, Willis BL, Medina M, Thurber RV, Zaneveld JR (2018) Coral-associated bacteria demonstrate phylosymbiosis and cophylogeny. Nature Communications 9: 4921
dc.identifier.issn 2041-1723
dc.description.abstract Scleractinian corals' microbial symbionts influence host health, yet how coral microbiomes assembled over evolution is not well understood. We survey bacterial and archaeal communities in phylogenetically diverse Australian corals representing more than 425 million years of diversification. We show that coral microbiomes are anatomically compartmentalized in both modern microbial ecology and evolutionary assembly. Coral mucus, tissue, and skeleton microbiomes differ in microbial community composition, richness, and response to host vs. environmental drivers. We also find evidence of coral-microbe phylosymbiosis, in which coral microbiome composition and richness reflect coral phylogeny. Surprisingly, the coral skeleton represents the most biodiverse coral microbiome, and also shows the strongest evidence of phylosymbiosis. Interactions between bacterial and coral phylogeny significantly influence the abundance of four groups of bacteria-including Endozoicomonas-like bacteria, which divide into host-generalist and host-specific subclades. Together these results trace microbial symbiosis across anatomy during the evolution of a basal animal lineage.
dc.description.sponsorship The authors would like to acknowledge Tasman Douglass, Margaux Hine, Frazer McGregor, Kathy Morrow, Katia Nicolet, Cathie Page, and Gergely Torda for their field assistance and Lyndsy Gazda, Jamie Lee Proffitt, Gabriele Swain, and Alaina Weinheimer for their assistance in the laboratory. The authors also acknowledge the staff of the Coral Bay Research Station, Lizard Island Research Station, Lord Howe Island Marine Park, Lord Howe Island Research Station, and RV Cape Ferguson for their logistical support. This work was supported by a National Science Foundation Dimensions of Biodiversity grant (#1442306) to R.V.T. and M.M
dc.language English
dc.subject Evolution
dc.subject Science & Technology - Other Topics
dc.subject Band Disease
dc.subject Orbicella-faveolata
dc.subject Diversity
dc.subject Microbiome
dc.subject Multidisciplinary Sciences
dc.subject R Package
dc.subject Red-sea
dc.subject Sequences
dc.subject Communities
dc.subject Reef Coral
dc.title Coral-associated bacteria demonstrate phylosymbiosis and cophylogeny
dc.type journal article
dc.identifier.doi 10.1038/s41467-018-07275-x
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000450921500002

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