About the Authors

Claudia Dziallas

Affiliation Department of Limnology of Stratified Lakes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Stechlin, Germany

Hans-Peter Grossart

hgrossart@igb-berlin.de

Affiliation Department of Limnology of Stratified Lakes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Stechlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CD HPG. Performed the experiments: CD. Analyzed the data: CD HPG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HPG. Wrote the paper: CD HPG.