Table 1.

Sampling locations, site names, sampling dates and depths, along with percentage colonies at each site that hosts either exclusively clade B, C or D types, or a mix of types, and species richness and diversity (Simpson's D index) for each site. ‘n.a.’ denotes data not available.

countryidentifierreef namedepthcollection dateno. samplesrelative abundance of clades (%)dominant symbiont at each siterichnessdiversity
BCDB + CB + DC + DB + C + D
HondurasASeaquest4.0Oct 200423700030000B130.42
BSandy Bay6.0Oct 2004241733050000B1/C160.20
CWestern Wall4.5Oct 200422821800000B130.42
BelizeDCoral Gardens4.5Jan 200624790002100B1740.31
EEagle Ray2.0Jan 200616690602500B1/B1750.23
GLong Cay6.0Jan 200617100000000B1/B1740.30
HWest Reef3.5Jan 200614100000000B1/B1740.29
BahamasCIConception Island18.6May 20071694006000B140.55
ENExumas North7.9Apr 2007242500045021D1–450.20
KSeahorse Reef3.4June 200622820018000B130.49
LSnapshot Reef2.7June 200616100000000B120.79
NSchool House Reef3.5June 200623100000000B130.50
PPropeller Reef3.0June 200623780022000B130.57
NicaraguaNAWhite Hole9.0Sep 200716440056000B150.22
NBChavo10.0Sep 2007221836045000B1/C7a50.22
ColombiaCMPalo 18.0Oct 200511973018000C7c40.27
CubaCABaracoa4.0Sep 200724100000000B1030.47
CBBacunayagua4.0Sep 200723870013000B1050.33
CCSiboney4.0Sep 2007240071013170D1–470.34
CaymanXRum Point5.0Jul 200723489043000B1/C740.34
Dominican RepublicDRBayahibe6.0Oct 20071509307000C7a50.29
JamaicaJADrunkenmans Cay8.0Sep 200718100000000B130.68
JBDairy Bull8.0Sep 200721861400000B1/B840.36
BarbadosBAVictor's Reef11.8July 200714861400000B1j/B140.38
BVIRGinger Islandn.a.Nov 200624040007917D1–460.22
TBeef Islandn.a.Nov 2006162531386000B1/D1–460.14
CuraçaoSBSnakebay6.7Oct 2005163138031000C750.31
VBVaersenbay6.5Oct 200516669025000C770.20
ZBuoy 14.7Oct 2005181139050000B1/C740.31
DominicaDMGrande Savane12.0Aug 200719074000026C7a80.16
TobagoTBBuccoo Reef3.0Sep 2007235213035000C170.21
VenezuelaAVCayo de Aguan.a.Aug 200713380062000B1j/C7a60.20
BVDos Mosquisesn.a.Aug 2007124217042000B1j/C7a70.18