About the Authors

Robert Klaus Bauer

Affiliation IFREMER (Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la MER), Resarch Unit Marbec (Marine Biodiversity, Exploitation and Conservation), Sète, France

Jean-Marc Fromentin

Contributed equally to this work with: Jean-Marc Fromentin, Sylvain Bonhommeau

Jean.Marc.Fromentin@ifremer.fr

Affiliation IFREMER (Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la MER), Resarch Unit Marbec (Marine Biodiversity, Exploitation and Conservation), Sète, France

Hervé Demarcq

Affiliation IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), Resarch Unit Marbec (Marine Biodiversity, Exploitation and Conservation), Sète, France

Blandine Brisset

Affiliation IFREMER (Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la MER), Resarch Unit Marbec (Marine Biodiversity, Exploitation and Conservation), Sète, France

Sylvain Bonhommeau

Contributed equally to this work with: Jean-Marc Fromentin, Sylvain Bonhommeau

Affiliation IFREMER (Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la MER), Resarch Unit Marbec (Marine Biodiversity, Exploitation and Conservation), Sète, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMF SB. Performed the experiments: JMF SB RKB BB. Analyzed the data: RKB SB HD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RKB HD. Wrote the paper: RKB JMF SB.