About the Authors

Ahmed Moustafa, Debashish Bhattacharya
Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Jeannette E. Loram, F. Gerald Plumley
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, St. George's, Bermuda

Jeremiah D. Hackett
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Donald M. Anderson
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States of America

Debashish Bhattacharya
Department of Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Author

debashi-bhattacharya@uiowa.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AM JH DA FGP DB. Performed the experiments: AM JEL. Analyzed the data: AM JEL JH FGP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM DB. Wrote the paper: AM DB.