About the Authors

Huan Zhang

huan.zhang@uconn.edu (HZ); senjie.lin@uconn.edu (SL)

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

David A. Campbell

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nancy R. Sturm

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Christopher F. Dungan

Affiliation Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Cooperative Oxford Laboratory, Oxford, Maryland, United States of America

Senjie Lin

huan.zhang@uconn.edu (HZ); senjie.lin@uconn.edu (SL)

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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HZ SL DAC. Performed the experiments: HZ SL DAC NRS CFD. Analyzed the data: HZ SL DAC NRS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HZ SL DAC CFD. Wrote the paper: HZ SL DAC NRS CFD.