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Table 1 Summary of species richness estimators of the samples studied

From: Microbial community structure of two freshwater sponges using Illumina MiSeq sequencing revealed high microbial diversity

No. Samples Good quality sequences Chao1a Observed speciesa Shannona Simpsona Goods coverage (%)a
1 PSPO1 144,561 5199 3215 7.68 0.98 97
2 PSPO2 168,769 5339 3218 6.84 0.93 97
3 PSPO3 150,149 3446 2408 7.7 0.98 98
4 PWAT1 86,401 2507 1840 7.43 0.98 99
5 PWAT2 102,448 4551 2740 7.55 0.98 97
6 PWAT3 88,352 5039 3308 8.19 0.99 97
7 TSPO1 67,388 1366 930 4.42 0.82 99
8 TSPO2 103,268 1471 982 4.95 0.88 99
9 TSPO3 100,068 1662 1049 5.27 0.91 99
10 TWAT1 172,090 4120 2435 7.15 0.96 98
11 TWAT2 85,384 3645 2403 7.16 0.96 98
12 TWAT3 52,206 3651 2670 7.91 0.99 98
  1. The alpha diversity indices were calculated with 3 % distance cut-off
  2. aThese values were calculated after all samples were randomly sub-sampled with 52,206 sequences per samples as lowest number of sequences were found in TWAT3 sample