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Table 1. Classification and general features of the metagenome data set according to the Minimum Information about Genomes and Metagenomes (MIMS) standards [17].

From: Metagenomic analysis of microbial consortium from natural crude oil that seeps into the marine ecosystem offshore Southern California

MIMS ID Property Term Evidence codea
MIM 3 Study Name Marine microbial communities from the Santa Barbara Channel oil seeps  
  Sample Name Crude oil metagenome 2  
  GOLD classification: Ecosystem Environmental NAS
  GOLD classification: Ecosystem Category Aquatic  
  GOLD classification: Ecosystem Type Marine  
  GOLD classification: Ecosystem Subtype Oil seeps  
  GOLD classification: Specific Ecosystem unclassified  
MIGS-22 Carbon source Seep oil NAS
  Energy source Seep oil NAS
MIGS-6 Habitat Aquatic, Marine, Oil seeps NAS
MIGS-14 Pathogenicity none NAS
MIGS-4 Geographic location Marine ecosystem, California, USA NAS
MIGS-5 Sample collection time June, 2009 NAS
MIGS-4.1 Latitude 34.39192 NAS
MIGS-4.2 Longitude −119.84578 NAS
MIGS-4.3 Depth 79.4 m NAS
  1. aEvidence codes - NAS: Non-traceable Author Statement (i.e. not directly observed for the living, isolated sample, but based on a generally accepted property for the species, or anecdotal evidence). These evidence codes are from the Gene Ontology project [18].