Orbicella faveolata (Mountainous star coral, FL) (ofav_dov_v1)

Orbicella faveolata (Mountainous star coral, FL) Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Orbicella faveolata

Orbicella faveolata, commonly known as mountainous star coral, is a colonial stony coral in the family Merulinidae. It is native to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico and is listed as "endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. This species was formerly known as Montastraea faveolata.

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Taxonomy ID 48498

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More information General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia


The assembly presented here has been imported from INSDC and is linked to the assembly accession [GCA_002042975.1].

The total length of the assembly is 485548939 bp contained within 1933 scaffolds. The scaffold N50 value is 1162446, the scaffold L50 value is 124. Assembly gaps span 129534296 bp. The GC% content of the assembly is 39.0%.


Ensembl Metazoa displaying genes imported from NCBI RefSeq annotation release v100. Small RNA features, protein features, BLAST hits and cross-references have been computed by Ensembl Metazoa.



Assemblyofav_dov_v1, INSDC Assembly GCA_002042975.1,
Database version112.1
Golden Path Length485,548,939
Genebuild byNCBI
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceSmithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Gene counts

Coding genes25,929
Non coding genes3,180
Small non coding genes749
Long non coding genes2,431
Gene transcripts37,785