About the Authors

Shinichi Watanabe


Affiliation Faculty of Life Science and Biotechnology, Fukuyama University, Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan

Katsufumi Sato

Affiliation International Coastal Research Center, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan

Paul J. Ponganis

Affiliation Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KS PJP. Performed the experiments: KS PJP. Analyzed the data: SW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SW KS PJP. Wrote the paper: SW. Reviewed English: PJP.