About the Authors

Prosanta Chakrabarty


Affiliation Louisiana State University, Museum of Natural Science, Department of Biological Sciences, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Matthew P. Davis

Affiliation The Field Museum, Department of Zoology, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

John S. Sparks

Affiliation American Museum of Natural History, Department of Ichthyology, Division of Vertebrate Zoology, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PC JSS MPD. Performed the experiments: PC JSS MPD. Analyzed the data: PC JSS MPD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PC JSS . Wrote the paper: PC JSS MPD.