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Table 2 Overview of sequencing data provided for Assemblathon 2 participants

From: Assemblathon 2: evaluating de novo methods of genome assembly in three vertebrate species

Species Estimated genome size Illumina Roche 454 Pacific biosciences
Bird (Melopsittacus undulatus) 1.2 Gbp 285x coverage from 14 libraries (mate pair and paired-end) 16x coverage from 3 library types (single end and paired-end) 10x coverage from 2 libraries
Fish (Maylandia zebra)* 1.0 Gbp 192x coverage from 8 libraries (mate pair and paired-end) NA NA
Snake (Boa constrictor constrictor) 1.6 Gbp 125x coverage from 4 libraries (mate pair and paired-end) NA NA
  1. *Also described as Metriaclima zebra and Pseudotropheus zebra.
  2. See Additional file 1 for a full description of all sequence data.