About the Authors

Marco Curini-Galletti

Affiliation Dipartimento di Zoologia e Genetica Evoluzionistica, Università di Sassari, Sassari, Italy

Tom Artois

Affiliation Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium

Valentina Delogu

Affiliation Dipartimento di Zoologia e Genetica Evoluzionistica, Università di Sassari, Sassari, Italy

Willem H. De Smet

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium

Diego Fontaneto

Affiliations Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden, Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom

Ulf Jondelius

Affiliation Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden

Francesca Leasi

Affiliations Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom, Dipartimento di Biologia, Universtità di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

Alejandro Martínez

Affiliation Marine Biological Section, University of Copenhagen, Helsingør, Denmark

Inga Meyer-Wachsmuth

Affiliation Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden

Karin Sara Nilsson

Affiliation Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden

Paolo Tongiorgi

Affiliation Dipartimento di Biologia, Universtità di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

Katrine Worsaae

Affiliation Marine Biological Section, University of Copenhagen, Helsingør, Denmark

M. Antonio Todaro

antonio.todaro@unimore.it

Affiliation Dipartimento di Biologia, Universtità di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MCG TA DF UJ KW MAT. Performed the experiments: MCG TA VD WHDS DF UJ FL AM IMW KSN PT KW MAT. Analyzed the data: MCG TA VD WHDS DF UJ FL AM IMW KSN PT KW MAT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MCG TA DF UJ AM KW MAT. Wrote the paper: MCG TA DF UJ AM KW MAT.