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Table 3 Examples of additional work to enhance the utility of the whole genome reference sequences of major aquaculture species in the United States

From: Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: current status, challenges, and priorities for future research

Species Contiguity, completion, and accuracy Anchoring sequence to chromosomes Sex chromosome sequencing
Catfish + + Y chromosome need to be sequenced
Atlantic salmon ++ ++ Y chromosome need to be sequenced
Tilapia + +  
Rainbow trout ++ +++  
California yellowtail ++ +++++  
Pacific oyster +++ +++  
Striped bass ++++ +++++  
White bass ++++ +++++  
Eastern oyster +++ ++++  
Shrimp +++ +++  
Pacific abalone +++ +++++  
  1. + indicate some additional work required, and additional “+” signs indicate the level of additional work required; additional “+” signs indicate larger amount of improvements are needed