About the Authors

Maria José Juan-Jordá

m.juan.jor@sfu.ca

Affiliations Grupo de Recursos Marinos y Pesquerías, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain, Earth to Ocean Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, AZTI-Tecnalia, Pasaia, Spain

Iago Mosqueira

Affiliation European Commission, Joint Research Center, IPSC/Maritime Affairs Unit, FISHREG, Ispra VA, Italy

Juan Freire

Affiliation Barrabés Next, Madrid, Spain

Nicholas K. Dulvy

Affiliation Earth to Ocean Research Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have the following interests: Juan Freire is a partner of the private company Barrabés Next. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJJJ NKD IM JF. Analyzed the data: MJJJ NKD IM JF. Wrote the paper: MJJJ NKD IM JF.