“Rhizarian rider”―symbiosis between Phronimopsis spinifera Claus, 1879 (Amphipoda) and Aulosphaera sp. (Phaeodaria)
We thank Ms. A. Kayama and Mr. Y. Mazda for allowing us to use their pictures. Appreciations are also due to Ms. and Mr. Sasagawa (Sea Again), Dr. D. Lindsay (JAMSTEC), Dr. N. Suzuki (Tohoku Univ.), Dr. K. Wakabayashi (Hiroshima Univ.), and Dr. A. Tuji (NMNS) for providing useful information.
This study was funded by the JSPS KAKENHI (JP17J03204) and Mikimoto Fund for Marine Ecology (2016–2017).
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
All applicable international, national, and/or institutional guidelines for the care and use of animals were followed by the authors.
Sampling and field studies
All necessary permits for sampling and observational field studies have been obtained by the authors from the competent authorities and are mentioned in the acknowledgements, if applicable.
All data generated or analyzed during this study are included in this published article and its supplementary information files.
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