Bibliographical noteKAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): CRG-1-2012-BER-002
Acknowledgements: For support in Socotra, we thank the Ministry of Water and Environment of Yemen, staff at the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Socotra, and especially Salah Saeed Ahmed, Fouad Naseeb and Thabet Abdullah Khamis, as well as Ahmed Issa Ali Affrar from Socotra Specialist Tour for handling general logistics. For logistic support elsewhere, we thank Eric Mason at Dream Divers, Nicolas Prévot at Dolphin Divers and the crew of the M/V Deli in Djibouti, the Somaliland Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources as well as Abdinasir A. Ibrahim and Khalid Osman at Somaliland Travel & Tours Agency, the KAUST Coastal and Marine Resources Core Lab and Amr Gusti, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in Oman including Abdul Karim, as well as the University of Milano-Bicocca Marine Research and High Education Centre in Magoodhoo, the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture, Republic of Maldives and the community of Maghoodhoo, Faafu Atoll. We also acknowledge important contributions from David Catania for assistance with specimen archiving, Vanessa Robitzch for specimen collection, Craig Skepper for providing otolith samples, John E. Randall for providing photographs, Shelley Jones for proofing references, as well as Sivakumar Neelamegam and Hicham Mansour with the KAUST Bioscience Core Laboratory for their assistance with Sanger sequencing. We thank the topic editor Line Bay, John Horne, and two anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments, which improved the quality of this work. This research was supported by the KAUST Office of Competitive Research Funds (OCRF) under Award No. CRG-1-2012-BER-002 and baseline research funds to MLB, National Geographic Society Grants 9024-11 and 9566-14 to JDD, National Science Foundation Grants OCE-0929031 and OCE-1558852 to BWB, and California Academy of Sciences funding to LAR.