About the Authors

T. Todd Jones, Brian L. Bostrom, Mervin D. Hastings, David R. Jones
Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

T. Todd Jones, Kyle S. Van Houtan
NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Mervin D. Hastings
Conservation and Fisheries Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Government of the British Virgin Islands, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Kyle S. Van Houtan
Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Daniel Pauly
Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Corresponding Author

Todd.Jones@noaa.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TTJ BLB MDH DP DRJ. Performed the experiments: TTJ BLB MH. Analyzed the data: TTJ BLB KSVH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KSVH DP DRJ. Wrote the paper: TTJ.