Aggregations of Dactylopleustes (Amphipoda: Pleustidae) on diseased areas of the host sea-urchin, Strongylocentrotus intermedius

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We thank Masaaki Hirano, Takanori Suzuki, Naoya Ohtsuchi, and Takayuki Kanki (ICRC) for their support in our fieldwork. We also thank four anonymous reviewers for their careful reading of our manuscript and their many insightful comments.

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This study was supported by the Tohoku Ecosystem-Associated Marine Sciences project.

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Kodama, M., Hayakawa, J. & Kawamura, T. Aggregations of Dactylopleustes (Amphipoda: Pleustidae) on diseased areas of the host sea-urchin, Strongylocentrotus intermedius. Mar. Biodivers. 50, 62 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-020-01100-9

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