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Working with providers, Genomics Aotearoa is aiming to develop a national genomics data archive, with appropriate guardianship, to support our research. Genomics Aotearoa plans to manage data storage and access within a Māori values context.

The data repository is currently running as part of a research project. For more information, contact

Available data

Black rat (Rattus rattus)

Description: Genome assembly for Rattus rattus (New Zealand), completed using 130x total of illumina paired-end data, Oxford nanopore PromethION and HiC by the New Zealand Rat genome consortium (CSIRO, PF2050, University of Auckland, University of Otago)

Access link Contact Florian Pichlmueller for access,

Cite as:
Rane, Rahul, Pichlmueller, Florian, Lee, Ronald, Edwards, Owain, Gemmell, Neil, Tompkins, Dan (2020)
Rattus rattus chromosomal assembly (New Zealand strain). v2.

Kōura - Crayfish (Paranephrops zealandicus)

Description: Neuropeptidome for early life stages of Kōura, Paranephrops zealandicus

Access link Contact Peter Dearden for access,

Oliphant D et al.
'Transcriptomic characterisation of neuropeptides and their putative cognate G protein-coupled receptors during late embryo and stage-1 juvenile development of the Aotearoa-New Zealand crayfish, Paranephrops zealandicus'
General and Comparative Endocrinology, in press

Mānuka (Leptospermum scoparium)

Description: Gene predictions and genome assembly for Leptospermum scoparium, 'Crimson Glory’

Access link Contact us for access,

Thrimawithana AH et al
'A whole genome assembly of Leptospermum scoparium (Myrtaceae) for mānuka research'
New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science, 2019, 47 (4)

Snapper (Chrysophrys auratus)

Description: RNA-seq data for domesticated and wild type snapper (Chrysophrys auratus) individuals reared under high and low temperatures

Access link Contact Maren Wellenreuther for access,

Wellenreuther M, Le Luyer J, Cook D, Ritchie PA, Bernatchez L
'Domestication and temperature modulate gene expression signatures and growth in the Australasian snapper Chrysophrys auratus'
G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, January 2019, 9 (1), 105-116

Description: Genome assembly version 1.0 of Chrysophrys auratus including the allpaths assembly, and the super scaffold level assembly

Access link Contact Maren Wellenreuther for access,

Catanach A, Crowhurst R, Deng C, David C, Bernatchez L, Wellenreuther M
'The genomic pool of standing structural variation outnumbers single nucleotide polymorphism by threefold in the marine teleost Chrysophrys auratus'
Molecular Ecology, 2019, 28 (6)