About the Authors

João Canning-Clode, Amy E. Fowler, Gregory M. Ruiz
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, Maryland, United States of America

João Canning-Clode
IMAR / Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores, Horta, Portugal

João Canning-Clode
Center of Oceanography, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

James E. Byers
The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

James T. Carlton
Williams College – Mystic Seaport, Mystic, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

canning-clodej@si.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JCC. Performed the experiments: JCC AEF. Analyzed the data: JCC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCC AEF JEB JTC GMR. Wrote the paper: JCC AEF JEB JTC GMR.