About the Authors
- Thomas Arnold, Christopher Mealey, Hannah Leahey, Kelly Maers
- Department of Biological Sciences, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States of America
- Thomas Arnold, A. Whitman Miller
- Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, Maryland, United States of America
- Jason M. Hall-Spencer
- School of Marine Science and Engineering, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom
- Marco Milazzo
- Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e del Mare, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TMA AWM. Performed the experiments: TMA AWM MM JHS CM HL KM. Analyzed the data: TMA AWM MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TMA AWM MM JHS. Wrote the paper: TMA MM AWM JHS. Helped to organize the MedSeA training activity on the Island of Vulcano: MM JMH-S. Performed the statistical analysis: TMA.