The complete mitogenome of the stone crab Myomenippe fornasinii (Bianconi, 1851) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Menippidae)
Mun Hua Tan, Han Ming Gan, Yin Peng Lee, Christopher M Austin
MITOCHONDRIAL DNA PART A | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2016
The mitochondrial genome sequence of the stone crab, Myomenippe fornasinii, second of the superfamily Eriphioidea is documented. Myomenippe fornasinii has a mitogenome of 15,658 base pairs consisting of 13 protein-coding genes, 2 ribosomal subunit genes, 22 transfer RNAs and a non-coding AT-rich region. The base composition of the M. fornasinii mitogenome is 36.10% for T, 18.52% for C, 35.48% for A, and 9.90% for G, with an AT bias of 71.58%. The mitogenome gene order conforms to what is the standard arrangement for brachyuran crabs.
Funding for this study was provided by the Monash University Malaysia Tropical Medicine and Biology Multidisciplinary Platform. The authors report no conflicts of interest. The authors alone are responsible for the content and writing of the paper.