Editor rating: 7 / 10Xavier Pochon –– This interesting study employed a variety of approaches (morphology, phylogenetics, and spawning observations) to clarify taxonomic affiliations within the genus Palythoa, a complex group of Zoantharia.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Martina Doblin –– The prevalence of disease in marine environments is rising. This study provides insight on the mechanistic links between warming and oyster mortality, and will be of interest to a diverse readership.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Antonina Dos Santos –– It is important especially for the comparison between models for growth analysis.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Najat Saliba –– The review sheds the light on the importance of marine biofilms.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Peter Prentis –– This manuscript is one of the first to examine environmental epigenomics in any invasive species.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10James Reimer –– Interesting analyses on what drives fish species richness in the Amazon region.
Section Editor rating: 8 / 10James Reimer –– As the AE mentions, this study is of importance for showing a previously unknown pathway of antibiotic resistance transmission.
Editor rating: 7 / 10James Reimer –– A new and unique approach to examining the formation of chimeras and their role in marine invasions.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Igor Florinsky –– I am strongly agree with Dr. Zarayskaya: "This is one of a few environmental studies about life in the ocean that evaluates an impact of the bathymetry."
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10James Reimer –– A paper with potential to help the salmon aquaculture industry.
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