About the Authors

Robert M. Jennings


Affiliation Biology Department, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ann Bucklin

Affiliation Marine Sciences Department, University of Connecticut at Avery Point, Groton, Connecticut, United States of America

Annelies Pierrot-Bults

Affiliation Zoölogisch Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMJ AB. Performed the experiments: RMJ. Analyzed the data: RMJ APB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AB APB. Wrote the paper: RMJ.