About the Authors

Andreas Eich

Contributed equally to this work with: Andreas Eich, Tobias Mildenberger

Affiliation Biology/Chemistry Department, University of Bremen, Bibliothekstraße 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany

Tobias Mildenberger

Contributed equally to this work with: Andreas Eich, Tobias Mildenberger

Affiliation Biology/Chemistry Department, University of Bremen, Bibliothekstraße 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany

Christian Laforsch

Affiliation Animal Ecology I, University of Bayreuth and BayCEER, Universitaetsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany

Miriam Weber

m.weber@hydra-institute.com

Affiliation HYDRA Institute for Marine Sciences, Elba Field Station, 57034 Campo nell’Elba, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AE TM CL MW. Performed the experiments: AE TM. Analyzed the data: AE TM CL MW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AE TM CL MW. Wrote the paper: AE TM CL MW.