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Table 4 Comparison of assembly statistics of fully sequenced fish genomes1 and some pilot studies2.

From: A pilot study for channel catfish whole genome sequencing and de novo assembly

Species Contig/scaffold3 N50(bp) Number of contigs Maximum contig/scaffold3 size (bp) Average contig size (bp) Total bases
Zebrafish 1 25,000 119,136 N/A 11,856 ~1 Gb
Medaka 1 9,800 36,494 N/A 19,181 ~700 Mb
Tetraodon 1 16,000 49,609 258,000 6,289 ~312 Mb
Atlantic cod 1 7,128 135,024 117,463 4,658 ~629 Mb
Fugu 1 858,1153 45,024 7,245,4453 8,729 ~393 Mb
Atlantic salmon 2 13,455 158 38,211 6,827 ~1 Mb
Catfish 2 13,123 193 71,434 5,313 ~1 Mb