About the Authors

Thomas F. Allnutt, Merrill Baker, Claire Kremen
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Timothy R. McClanahan, Caleb McClennen
Marine Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Serge Andréfouët
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Nouméa Cedex, New Caledonia

Erwann Lagabrielle
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Sainte-Clotilde, France

Erwann Lagabrielle
Botany Department, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, George, South Africa

Andry J. M. Rakotomanjaka, Tantely F. Tianarisoa
Madagascar Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Reg Watson
Fisheries Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Corresponding Author

tom.allnutt@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TFA TRM CM AR TT CK. Performed the experiments: TFA AR TT. Analyzed the data: TFA TRM AR TT CK SA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AR TT EL RW. Wrote the paper: TFA TRM CM AR TT CK RW EL MB SA. Provided reef geomorphology dataset: SA.