About the Authors

Maximilian P. Nesnidal

Affiliation Zoological Museum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Martin Helmkampf

Current address: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Affiliation Zoological Museum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Iris Bruchhaus

Affiliation Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

Mansour El-Matbouli

Affiliation Clinical Division of Fish Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

Bernhard Hausdorf

hausdorf@zoologie.uni-hamburg.de

Affiliation Zoological Museum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BH. Performed the experiments: MPN MH IB. Analyzed the data: MPN BH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ME IB. Wrote the paper: BH MPN MH IB ME.