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Competing Interests

David Blakeway operates the sole trader business Fathom 5 Marine Research.

Author Contributions

David Blakeway conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The benthic community data I use in this article was submitted with my previous article (935), so I cited it in this article as "see Data S1 in Blakeway & Hamblin 2015".

I also intend to upload my water quality data, but I need to first clean it up and improve the metadata tab.


Research funding was provided by the Australian Research Council. The author was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Research Award scholarship. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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