Lepeophtheirus salmonis Assembly and Gene Annotation
About Lepeophtheirus salmonis
The salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis, is a species of copepod in the genus Lepeophtheirus. It is a sea louse, a parasite living mostly on salmon, particularly on Pacific salmon, but is also sometimes found on the three-spined stickleback. It lives off the mucus, skin and blood of the fish.
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The assembly presented is the LSalAtl2s assembly, which is in the process of submission to INSDC.
The salmon louse gene set was generated by Ensembl Metazoa, using MAKER.
|Assembly||LSalAtl2s, Jan 2013|
|Golden Path Length||695,449,161|
|Genebuild method||Full genebuild|
|Non coding genes||420|
|Small non coding genes||420|