About the Authors

Julie L. Meyer

Affiliation Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Valerie J. Paul

Affiliation Smithsonian Marine Station, Ft. Pierce, Florida, United States of America

Max Teplitski

maxtep@ufl.edu

Affiliations Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, Smithsonian Marine Station, Ft. Pierce, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MT VJP. Performed the experiments: MT JLM VJP. Analyzed the data: MT JLM VJP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MT JLM VJP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: JLM MT VJP.