About the Authors

Tim M. Daw

T.Daw@uea.ac.uk

Affiliations School of International Development, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Joshua E. Cinner

Affiliation ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Timothy R. McClanahan

Affiliation Marine Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Katrina Brown

Affiliation School of International Development, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom

Selina M. Stead

Affiliation School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Nicholas A. J. Graham

Affiliation ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Joseph Maina

Affiliations Marine Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Computational Ecology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TMD JEC TRM SMS NG KB JM. Performed the experiments: JEC SMS TMD TRM NAJG. Analyzed the data: TMD. Wrote the paper: TMD JEC TRM KB.