About the Authors
- Christian Winter
- Department of Marine Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
- Jérôme P. Payet
- Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America
- Curtis A. Suttle
- Departments of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology, Botany, and the Biodiversity Research Centre, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: CW JP CS. Performed the experiments: CW. Analyzed the data: CW. Wrote the paper: CW JP CS.