About the Authors

Michael L. Zettler

michael.zettler@io-warnemuende.de

Affiliation Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde, Rostock, Germany

C. Edward Proffitt

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Pierce, Florida, United States of America

Alexander Darr

Affiliation Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde, Rostock, Germany

Steven Degraer

Affiliation Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Marine Ecosystem Management Section, Brussels, Belgium

Lisa Devriese

Affiliation Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Bio-Environmental Research, Oostende, Belgium

Clare Greathead

Affiliation Marine Scotland Science Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Jonne Kotta

Affiliation Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Tallinn, Estonia

Paolo Magni

Affiliations Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto per l’Ambiente Marino Costiero (CNR-IAMC), Oristano, Italy, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Scienze Marine (CNR-ISMAR), Venezia, Italy

Georg Martin

Affiliation Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Tallinn, Estonia

Henning Reiss

Affiliations University of Nordland, Faculty of Biosciences, Aquaculture, Bodø, Norway, Senckenberg am Meer, Marine Research Department, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Jeroen Speybroeck

Affiliation Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Brussels, Belgium

Davide Tagliapietra

Affiliation Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Scienze Marine (CNR-ISMAR), Venezia, Italy

Gert Van Hoey

Affiliation Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Bio-Environmental Research, Oostende, Belgium

Tom Ysebaert

Affiliations Netherlands Institute of Sea Research (NIOZ), Yerseke, The Netherlands, Wageningen University, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (IMARES), Yerseke, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: MZ AD PM DT JK GM TY. Wrote the manuscript: MZ CEP AD SD LD CG JK PM GM HR JS DT GH TY.