Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 153–154 | Cite as

Opportunity makes the thief—observation of a sublethal predation event on an injured sea urchin

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Acknowledgments

I thank Gustavo Viscaino and Daniel C. Cavallari for the English revision. I also thank FAPESP (Proc. 2015/21460-5) for financial support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Fisiologia Geral, Instituto de BiociênciasUniversidade de São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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