About the Authors

Christopher Nicolai Roterman

Contributed equally to this work with: Christopher Nicolai Roterman, Won-Kyung Lee

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Won-Kyung Lee

Contributed equally to this work with: Christopher Nicolai Roterman, Won-Kyung Lee

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Life Science, Division of EcoScience, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Deep-sea and Seabed Mineral Resources Research Center, Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology, Ansan, Republic of Korea

Xinming Liu

Roles Investigation, Methodology

Affiliations Guangxi Academy of Oceanography, Nanning, China, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Science, Qingdao, China

Rongcheng Lin

Roles Supervision

Affiliation Third Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Xiamen, China

Xinzheng Li

Roles Supervision

Affiliations Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Science, Qingdao, China, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Laboratory for Marine Biology and Biotechnology, Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Qingdao, China

Yong-Jin Won

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

won@ewha.ac.kr

Affiliation Department of Life Science, Division of EcoScience, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.