About the Authors

Thomas J. Webb


Affiliation Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Edward Vanden Berghe

Affiliation Ocean Biogeographic Information System, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Ron O'Dor

Affiliation Census of Marine Life, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Washington, D. C., United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TW EVB RO. Performed the experiments: TW EVB. Analyzed the data: TW EVB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TW EVB. Wrote the paper: TW EVB RO.