About the Authors

Ussif Rashid Sumaila, Andrew Dyck, Vicky Lam, Wilf Swartz
Fisheries Economics Research Unit, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

William Cheung, Daniel Pauly, Reginald Watson, Dirk Zeller
Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Kamal Gueye
The United Nations Environment Programme, Geneva, Switzerland

Ling Huang
Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America

Thara Srinivasan
Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

r.sumaila@fisheries.ubc.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: URS DP. Performed the experiments: URS AD LH VL WS. Analyzed the data: URS AD ES. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WC RW KG LH TS. Wrote the paper: URS AD DP DZ.