Lepeophtheirus salmonis

Overview
Full NameLepeophtheirus salmonis
GenusLepeophtheirus
Speciessalmonis
Common Namesalmon louse
AbbreviationL. salmonis

 

The salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) is an ectoparasitic copepod feeding on skin, mucous and blood from salmonid hosts. Recently it was shown that L. salmonis infections in farmed fish induce epizootics in wild fish [1,2]. The life cycle of L.salmonis consists of 8 developmental stages separated by ecdysis [3,4] and after the final molt, females develop into mature adults that continuously produce eggs for life. The first free-living larvae (naupli I) hatch directly from egg-strings attached to adult females and all three larval stages (naupli I, naupli II and the infectious copepidid stage) can be transported by the ocean currents over large distances depending on hydrographical conditions [5]. After host settlement the infectious copepodids stage molt into chalimus. The two chalimus stages, all separated by molting, are anchored to the host by a frontal filament [6], which restricts the feeding area. However, in the succeeding pre-ad I and -II and adult stages the salmon louse can move unrestricted on the host surface resulting in increased virulence [7].

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The following annotation files are available for download:

Structural Annotations

L. salmonis assembly v1.0 scaffolds (FASTA format, zipped) LSalAtl2s.fasta.zip
L. salmonis protein coding gene sequences (FASTA format, zipped) Lepeophtheirus_salmonis_6.LSalAtl2s.19.pep.all.fa.zip
L. salmonis v1.0 protein coding and non-coding gene predictions (GFF3 format, zipped) Lepeophtheirus_salmonis_6.LSalAtl2s.19.final.gff3.zip
L. salmonis v1.0 only protein coding gene predictions (GFF3 format, zipped) Lepeophtheirus_salmonis_6.LSalAtl2s.19.1proteincoding-only.gff3.zip

Functional Annotations

Blastp of all L. salmonis predicted peptides vs NCBI nr (XML format, zipped) blastn.zip
Blastp of all predicted peptide sequences vs. Swissprot (tabular format) Lepeophtheirus_salmonis_6.LSalAtl2s.19.pep_.all_.fa.tab_.gz
Blastp of all L. salmonis predicted peptides vs GO (XML format, zipped) blastgo.zip
InterProScan 5 analysis of L. salmonis peptides (XML format, zipped) Lepeophtheirus_salmonis_6.LSalAtl2s.19.pep.all.fa.xml.zip
InterProScan 5 analysis of L. salmonis peptides (tabular format, zipped) Lepeophtheirus_salmonis_6.LSalAtl2s.19.pep.all.fa.tsv.zip
InterProScan 5 analysis of L. salmonis peptides (gff3 format, zipped) Lepeophtheirus_salmonis_6.LSalAtl2s.19.pep.all.fa.gff3.zip
InterProScan 5 analysis of L. salmonis peptides (HTML pages, zipped) interprohtml.zip
KEGG analysis of L. salmonis peptide (KEGG hier format, tar.gz) hier.tar.gz
KEGG analysis of L. salmonis peptide (all KEGG maps, tar.gz) map.tar.gz
Gene Ontology (GO) assignments of L. salmonis peptides based on InterProScan GO terms (gaf format) Lsal.GO.gaf
GO-slims (generic) assignment of L. salmonis peptides based on InterProScan GO terms (gaf format) Lsal.GO-slim_generic.gaf
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Feature Summary
The following features are currently present for this organism
Feature TypeCount
exon60,033
protein26,409
gene13,135
mRNA13,129
tRNA344
snRNA83
snoRNA22
pseudogenic_tRNA17
miRNA9
rRNA8