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Functional diversity and biogeography using ‘sFDvent’ - the first global trait database for hydrothermal vent species

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Functional diversity and biogeography using ‘sFDvent’ - the first global trait database for hydrothermal vent species https://t.co/cej4Rq06fJ
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Abbie Chapman conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Amanda E Bates conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Verena Tunnicliffe conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

The sFDvent Working Group contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, sFDvent database creation was completed by the sFDvent working group and expert contributors from across the globe..

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

This is a submission of an abstract for a talk accepted for presentation at WCMB 2018.

Funding

Abbie Chapman is a PhD candidate supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (Grant/Award Number: NE/ L002531/1) and the University of Southampton, through the SPITFIRE Doctoral Training Partnership. Amanda Bates and Verena Tunnicliffe are supported by The Canada Research Chairs Program. The sFDvent working group was supported by sDiv, the Synthesis Centre of the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, funded by the German Research Foundation (FZT 118). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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