About the Authors
- Matthew S. Merrifield
- Department of Science and Planning, The Nature Conservancy, San Francisco, California, United States of America
- Ellen Hines, Xiaohang Liu
- Department of Geography and Human Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, United States of America
- Michael W. Beck
- Global Marine Initiative, The Nature Conservancy, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: MM MWB EH. Performed the experiments: MM. Analyzed the data: MM XL EH. Wrote the paper: MM. Periodic review, critical feedback: EH MWB XL.