About the Authors

Shahan Derkarabetian

sderkarabetian@gmail.com

Affiliations Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America, Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

Marshal Hedin

Affiliation Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

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