About the Authors

Leila A. Souza

Contributed equally to this work with: Leila A. Souza, Rodrigo L. Ferreira, André R. Senna

leila.souza@uece.br

Affiliation Universidade Estadual do Ceará (UECE), Campus do Itaperi, Instituto Superior de Ciências Biomédicas, Laboratório de Carcinicultura/LACAR, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil

Rodrigo L. Ferreira

Contributed equally to this work with: Leila A. Souza, Rodrigo L. Ferreira, André R. Senna

Affiliation Universidade Federal de Lavras (UFLA), Departamento de Biologia, Setor de Zoologia, Laboratório de Ecologia Subterrânea, Lavras, MG, Brasil

André R. Senna

Contributed equally to this work with: Leila A. Souza, Rodrigo L. Ferreira, André R. Senna

Affiliation Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Instituto de Biologia, Laboratório de Invertebrados Marinhos: Crustacea, Cnidaria & Fauna Associada (LABIMAR), Salvador, BA, Brasil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LAS RLF ARS. Performed the experiments: LAS RLF ARS. Analyzed the data: LAS RLF ARS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LAS RLF ARS. Wrote the paper: LAS RLF ARS.