About the Authors

Frédéric Le Manach

f.lemanach@fisheries.ubc.ca

Affiliations Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Unité Mixte de Recherche 212 Ecosystèmes Marins Exploités, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Sète, France

Christian Chaboud

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherche 212 Ecosystèmes Marins Exploités, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Sète, France

Duncan Copeland

Affiliations Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Bureau of National Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Monrovia, Liberia

Philippe Cury

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherche 212 Ecosystèmes Marins Exploités, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Sète, France

Didier Gascuel

Affiliation Unité Mixte de Recherche 985 Ecologie et Santé des Ecosystème, Université Européenne de Bretagne, Rennes, France

Kristin M. Kleisner

Affiliation Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

André Standing

Affiliations TransparentSea, Nairobi, Kenya, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway

U. Rashid Sumaila

Affiliations Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Fisheries Economics Research Unit, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dirk Zeller

Affiliation Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Daniel Pauly

Affiliation Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FLM URS DZ DP. Analyzed the data: FLM CC DC PC DG KMK AS URS DZ DP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FLM CC DC PC DG AS. Wrote the paper: FLM. Commented and edited the manuscript: CC DC PC DG KMK AS URS DZ DP.