Daphnia pulex (common water flea)
Representative genome: Daphnia pulex (assembly PA42 4.2)
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Organism ImageDaphnia pulex (common water flea)

The water flea is a small crustacean commonly found in shallow ponds

Lineage: Eukaryota[8504]; Metazoa[4118]; Ecdysozoa[1796]; Arthropoda[1647]; Crustacea[63]; Branchiopoda[11]; Diplostraca[7]; Cladocera[6]; Anomopoda[6]; Daphniidae[6]; Daphnia[6]; Daphnia pulex[1]
The water flea Daphnia pulex is commonly found in shallow ponds. This small Crustacean, less than 3 mm in size, is barely visible with the naked eye. Water fleas are an important and environmentally sensitive member of the food chain in ponds and lakes; they feed on algae and are in turn food for other animals such as fish or other small animals More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 3; sequence reads: 30 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 189.551
 median protein count: 30611
 median GC%: 39.7

 Representative (genome information for reference and representative genomes)

    Reference genome:

    • minus sign  Daphnia pulex PA42 4.2
      Loc Type Name RefSeq INSDC Size (Mb) GC%

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