About the Authors

Sergio N. Stampar

sergiostampar@gmail.com

Affiliation Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Maximiliano M. Maronna

Affiliation Departamento de Genética e Biologia Evolutiva, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Mark J. A. Vermeij

Affiliations Carmabi Foundation, Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Aquatic Microbiology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fabio L. d. Silveira

Affiliation Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

André C. Morandini

Affiliation Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SNS MMM FLdS ACM. Performed the experiments: SNS MMM MJAV FLdS ACM. Analyzed the data: SNS MMM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ACM. Wrote the paper: SNS MMM MJAV FLdS ACM.