About the Authors

Hem Nalini Morzaria-Luna

HemNalini.MorzariaLuna@noaa.gov

Affiliation Marine Resources Assessment Group Americas Incorporated, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Cameron H. Ainsworth

Current address: College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Affiliation Marine Resources Assessment Group Americas Incorporated, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Isaac C. Kaplan

Affiliation Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Phillip S. Levin

Affiliation Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Elizabeth A. Fulton

Affiliation Division of Marine and Atmospheric Research, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Wealth from Oceans Flagship, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have the following conflicts: Dr. Morzaria-Luna is a government contractor employed through a commercial company, Marine Resources Assessment Group (MRAG) Americas Inc. Dr. Ainsworth was previously a government contractor employed through this same company. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HML CHA ICK PSL. Performed the experiments: HML CHA ICK. Analyzed the data: HML CHA ICK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EAF CHA HML ICK. Wrote the paper: HML CHA ICK PSL EAF. Built the Ecosystem model: CHA ICK EAF.