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Competing Interests

The authors declare no competing financial interests.

Author Contributions

Nicholas K Dulvy conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

Sebastián A. Pardo conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

Colin A. Simpfendorfer conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

John K. Carlson conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

Grant Disclosures

The following grant information was disclosed by the authors:

Save Our Seas Foundation project #235

Funding

We thank the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council, Canada (NKD, SAP), the Canada Research Chairs program (NKD), Save Our Seas Foundation project #235 (NKD) and the US State Department contribution to IUCN (NKD) for funding. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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