About the Authors

Camilo Mora
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Camilo Mora, Ransom A. Myers, Marta Coll, Boris Worm
Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Marta Coll
Institut de Ciènces del Mar, ICM-CSIC, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain

Simone Libralato
Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale–OGS, Sgonico-Zgonik, Italy

Tony J. Pitcher
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Rashid U. Sumaila, Dirk Zeller, Reg Watson
Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Kevin J. Gaston
Biodiversity and Macroecology Group, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

cmora@dal.ca.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: CM RAM KJG BW. Analyzed the data: CM MC SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RUS DZ RW. Wrote the paper: CM MC SL TJP RS DZ RW KJG BW. Collected data: CM.