Bibliographical noteKAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-15
Acknowledgements: The authors wish to thank all the people involved in collecting material or organising sampling campaigns: Tullia Isotta Terraneo (KAUST, Saudi Arabia), Malek Amr Gusti (KAUST, Saudi Arabia), Timothy Ravasi (OIST, Japan), the captain and crew of the MV Dream-Master (Saudi Arabia), the KAUST Coastal and Marine Resources Core Lab, Inga Dehnert (UNIMIB, Italy), Nicholas WL Yap (NUS, Singapore), Sudhanshi S Jain (NUS, Singapore), Stephen Keable (Australian Museum), Penny Berents (Australian Museum), Anne Hoggett (Australian Museum), Lyle Vail (Australian Museum), Masayuki Tamae (Marine Space, Japan), Hiroki Nakakouji (Marine Space, Japan), Yoshihiro Katsushima (Win Diving, Japan), Yuting V Lin (IONTU, Taiwan), Jian-Wen Chen (IONTU, Taiwan), and staff at the Green Island Marine Research Station (Taiwan) and Academia Sinica (Taiwan). Permissions relevant to undertake the research have been obtained from the applicable governmental agencies. The work was partially funded by PADI Foundation Grants #28634 and #14384 to DM and SM, and baseline research funds of PG and MLB. Samples from Eilat (Israel) were collected during the HyDRa Project funded by the EU FP7 Research Infrastructure Initiative ‘ASSEMBLE’ (Grant #227799) to DP. Samples from Ludao (Taiwan) were collected under the permit #1060174405 issued by Taitung County Government with the support of a grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (#106-2611-M-002-008) to VD. Financial support to DP for collecting samples at Lizard Island (Australia) was provided by the 2018 John and Laurine Proud Fellowship and the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station. Fieldwork in Singapore was partially funded by the National Research Foundation, Prime Minister's Office, Singapore under its Marine Science R&D Programme (MSRDP-P03) to DH.