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Functional diversity of marine megafauna in the Anthropocene

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Science Advances  17 Apr 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 16, eaay7650
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aay7650

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vol. 6 no. 16

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  • Received for publication July 23, 2019
  • Accepted for publication January 13, 2020
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  1. C. Pimiento1,2,*,
  2. F. Leprieur3,4,
  3. D. Silvestro5,6,,
  4. J. S. Lefcheck7,
  5. C. Albouy8,
  6. D. B. Rasher9,
  7. M. Davis10,11,
  8. J.-C. Svenning10 and
  9. J. N. Griffin1
  1. 1Department of Biosciences, Swansea University, Wallace Building, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.
  2. 2Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama.
  3. 3MARBEC, Université de Montpellier, CNRS, Ifremer, IRD, Montpellier, France.
  4. 4Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), Paris, France.
  5. 5Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg and Global Gothenburg Biodiversity Centre, 41319 Gothenburg, Sweden.
  6. 6Department of Computational Biology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne 1015, Switzerland.
  7. 7Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network, MarineGEO, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD 21037, USA.
  8. 8IFREMER, Unité Ecologie et Modèles pour l’Halieutique, Nantes Cedex 3, France.
  9. 9Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, 60 Bigelow Drive, East Boothbay, ME 04544, USA.
  10. 10Center for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World (BIOCHANGE) and Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity, Department of Biology, Aarhus University, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
  11. 11Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: c.pimiento{at}
  • Present address: Department of Biology, University of Fribourg (Ch. de Musee 10), 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland.


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