About the Authors

Ali Gharouni

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

a.gharouni@unb.ca

Affiliation Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada

Myriam A. Barbeau

Roles Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada

Joël Chassé

Roles Software, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Gulf Fisheries Centre, Moncton, NB, Canada

Lin Wang

Roles Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada

James Watmough

Roles Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.