About the Authors

Nele De Meester

nele.demeester@ugent.be

Affiliations Marine Biology Unit, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium, Center for Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium

Giovanni A. P. Dos Santos

Affiliation Departmento de Zoologia, CCB, Federal University of Pernambuco, UFPE, Recife-PE, Brasil

Annelien Rigaux

Affiliations Marine Biology Unit, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium, Center for Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium

Yirina Valdes

Affiliation Departmento de Zoologia, CCB, Federal University of Pernambuco, UFPE, Recife-PE, Brasil

Sofie Derycke

Affiliations Marine Biology Unit, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium, Center for Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium

Tom Moens

Affiliation Marine Biology Unit, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NDM SD TM GAPDS YV AR. Performed the experiments: NDM SD TM GAPDS YV AR. Analyzed the data: NDM SD TM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NDM SD TM GAPDS YV AR. Wrote the paper: NDM SD TM GAPDS YV AR.