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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Ross Cunning conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Ruth D Gates conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Peter J Edmunds conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Field collections were permitted by the Virgin Islands National Park (permit VIIS-2012-SCI-0017).

DNA Deposition

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

The sequence data analyzed here is available at: https://github.com/jrcunning/STJ2012/tree/master/data/fastq

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

http://github.com/jrcunning/STJ2012

Funding

Funding for this work was provided in part by the Long Term Research in Environmental Biology program of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) (DEB 13-50146). RC was supported by a NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (NSF-PRFB 1400787). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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