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First confirmation of the shell-boring oyster parasite Polydora websteri (Polychaeta: Spionidae) in Washington State, USA

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First confirmation of the shell-boring oyster parasite Polydora websteri (Polychaeta: Spionidae) in Washington State, USA https://t.co/qC1MBDtvfH https://t.co/6xwWc9ykT9
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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Heather Lopes 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.

Julieta Martinelli 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.

Lorenz Hauser conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Isadora Jimenez-Hidalgo conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

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

Jacqueline Padilla-Gamino conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

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

Laura Spencer 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.

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

Chelsea Wood conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

Sequence data for worms collected from Washington State are accessible via the GenBank accession numbers below.

For 18S:

MH891522

MH891521

MH891520

MH891519

MH891517

MH891514

MH891515

MH891516

MH891513

MK695999

MK696002

MK696000

MK696001

MK696003

MH891524

MH891525

MH891527

MH891530

MH891528

MH891536

MH891534

MH891531

MH891532

MH891523

MH891535

For COI:

MK188730

MK188731

MK188732

MK188733

MK188734

MK188735

MK188736

MK696586

MK696587

MK696588

MK188738

MK188739

MK188740

Sequence data for worms collected from Long Island, NY are accessible via the GenBank accession numbers below.

For 18S:

MK369933

MK369934

MK369935

MK369936

For COI:

MK696582

MK696583

MK696584

MK696585

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

No code was used.

Funding

This work was supported by start-up funds for the labs of Chelsea Wood and Jacqueline Padilla-Gamino. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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