About the Authors

Ernesto Azzurro


Affiliations Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain, High Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Laboratory of Milazzo, Milazzo, Italy

Paula Moschella

Affiliation Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Méditerranée (CIESM), Monaco, Monaco

Francesc Maynou

Affiliation Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EA. Performed the experiments: EA. Analyzed the data: EA FM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PM. Wrote the paper: EA PM FM.