Biological Invasions

, Volume 20, Issue 12, pp 3659–3659 | Cite as

Correction to: DNA barcoding significantly improves resolution of invasive lionfish diet in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

  • Kristen A. DahlEmail author
  • William F. PattersonIII
  • Alison Robertson
  • Alice C. Ortmann

Correction to: Biol Invasions (2017) 19:1917–1933

In the original publication, the Acknowledgements section has been published incorrectly.

The corrected Acknowledgements is given in this correction:

We thank Dalton Kennedy, Scott Bartel, Clint Retherford, Bryan Clark, Andy Ross, Anna Clark, Jeremy Porter, Michael Day and Kylie Gray for assistance acquiring lionfish samples for this study. We thank Lei Wang, Pearce Cooper, and Natalie Ortell for minor assistance with molecular equipment. We thank Joseph Tarnecki, Brian Klimek, Justin Lewis, Steve Garner, and Michael Norberg for assistance with the processing of whole lionfish. This research was made possible by a Grant from The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative/C-IMAGE II and Mississippi Alabama Sea Grant (USM-GR03924-R-HCE-04-PD). Data are publicly available through the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) at ( Sequences are accessible through the National Center for Biotechnology Information (

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristen A. Dahl
    • 2
    Email author
  • William F. PattersonIII
    • 3
  • Alison Robertson
    • 1
  • Alice C. Ortmann
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Marine Sciences, Dauphin Island Sea LabUniversity of South AlabamaDauphin IslandUSA
  2. 2.School of Natural Resources and EnvironmentUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  3. 3.Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program, School of Forest Resources and ConservationUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  4. 4.Department of Fisheries and Ocean Canada, Centre for Offshore Oil, Gas and Energy ResearchBedford Institute of OceanographyDartmouthCanada

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