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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Aylin Ulman 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.

Agnese Marchini conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Christos Arvanitidis analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, expert analysis.

Anna Occhipinti contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The online data repository system is still being decided upon, however, the biological samples will be kept at the University of Pavia in the Department of Ecology.

Funding

This work was funded through a Mares Erasmus Mundus doctoral research grant for 'Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation'. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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