About the Authors

Leandro Rodríguez-Viera

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Rodríguez-Viera, Erick Perera

leandro@cim.uh.cu

Affiliations Center for Marine Research, University of Havana, Havana, Cuba, Department of Biology, Faculty of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Campus de Excelencia Internacional del Mar (CEI-MAR), University of Cadiz, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain

Erick Perera

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Rodríguez-Viera, Erick Perera

Affiliation Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía, ICMAN-CSIC, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain

Antonio Casuso

Affiliation Center for Marine Research, University of Havana, Havana, Cuba

Rolando Perdomo-Morales

Affiliation Biochemistry Department, Center for Pharmaceuticals Research and Development, Havana, Cuba

Odilia Gutierrez

Affiliation Institute for Animal Science, Mayabeque, Cuba

Idania Scull

Affiliation Institute for Animal Science, Mayabeque, Cuba

Olimpia Carrillo

Affiliation Faculty of Biology, University of Havana, Havana, Cuba

Juan A. Martos-Sitcha

Affiliation Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía, ICMAN-CSIC, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain

Tsai García-Galano

Affiliation Center for Marine Research, University of Havana, Havana, Cuba

Juan Miguel Mancera

Affiliation Department of Biology, Faculty of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Campus de Excelencia Internacional del Mar (CEI-MAR), University of Cadiz, Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EP LRV OC TGG JMM. Performed the experiments: LRV AC EP RPM OG IS JAMS. Analyzed the data: LRV EP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OC OG IS RPM JMM. Wrote the paper: LRV EP JMM.