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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Arnaud Abadie conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Marina Bonacorsi performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Sylvie Gobert contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Pierre Lejeune reviewed drafts of the paper.

Gérard Pergent performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Christine Pergent-Martini contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Funding

Data in Calvi Bay were acquired in the framework of the STARE-CAPMED (STAtion of Reference and rEsearch on Change of local and global Anthropogenic Pressures on Mediterranean Ecosystems Drifts) program funded by the Territorial Collectivity of Corsica and by The French Water Agency (PACA-Corsica). This work received financial support from the "Agence des Aires Marines Protégées", the "Direction Régionales de l'Environnement, de l'Aménagement et du Logement de Corse" and the "Office de l'Environnement de Corse". The first author received a Ph.D. grant from the French ANRT (Association Nationale Recherche Technologie). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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