About the Authors

Paul Muir

paul.muir@qm.qld.gov.au

Affiliation Queensland Museum, Townsville, Australia

Carden Wallace

Affiliation Queensland Museum, South Brisbane, Australia

Tom C. L. Bridge

Affiliations ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Australia

Pim Bongaerts

Affiliations Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia

Competing Interests

Much of this work was funded by Catlin Seaview Survey. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PM PB TB. Performed the experiments: PM PB TB CW. Analyzed the data: PM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PM CW PB. Wrote the paper: PM CW PB TB. WWAC Database: CW PM.