Editor rating: 7 / 10Seabird McKeon –– The article measures the physiological and ecological responses of an ice-dependent animal to a changing climate (through ice-loss). As such, it is at the leading edge of how climate change will impact species and ecological relationships.
Editor rating: 7 / 10David Roberts –– Brings together and adds more knowledge of this clade, including new data thus representing a monograph
Editor rating: 7 / 10Gerard Lazo –– With reference genomes taking shape and becoming ready; background experiments to build hypotheses on genome structure are still relevant. Though a clear answer may not have been presented here, a negative result is not necessarily unhelpful; another approach should be contemplated.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Dezene Huber –– Nicely written, concise, and complete. An article that exemplifies good scientific writing and communication.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Konstantinos Kormas –– A very insightful piece of work for the ecophysiology of chrysophytes.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Xavier Pochon –– This study reports the diversity of dominant and background symbiotic dinoflagellates in a range of common scleractinian corals from an understudied region (Moorea, Tahiti).
Editor rating: 8 / 10Marcio Pie –– It involves the description of many species of a highly diverse group.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jack Stanford –– The paper describes an agent based model that novelly integrates land use impacts in northern Alberta in ways that will be useful elsewhere.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Tomas Hrbek –– makes a significant contribution to a very poorly known group of snakes
Editor rating: 8 / 10Jack Stanford –– The paper adds a significant contribution to understanding of plankton ecology in freshwater lakes. As factually noted in the abstract "for the first time simultaneous measurements of metals and P stoichiometry in freshwater phytoplankton are reported." The paper should be of wide interest.
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