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Supplementary Materials

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  • Supplementary Materials and Methods
  • Fig. S1. The proportion of 2015 and 2016 fishing effort (hours) in ABNJ by gear.
  • Fig. S2. The proportion of pelagic longline fishing effort attributed to the main fishing States or territories.
  • Fig. S3. Accuracy values obtained for the 2015 and 2016 monthly boosted regression tree models after applying an ROC threshold.
  • Fig. S4. Accuracy values obtained for the 2015 and 2016 monthly boosted regression tree models after applying an MPD threshold.
  • Fig. S5. The predictive accuracy of the monthly BRTs after projecting them onto future environments.
  • Fig. S6. Distribution of predicted and observed fishing effort in January and July of 2015 using different thresholds: ROC and MPD.
  • Fig. S7. The SST partial dependence plots from the monthly 2015 models.
  • Fig. S8. The temperature at 400-m partial dependence plots from the monthly 2015 models.
  • Fig. S9. The DCS partial dependence plots from the monthly 2015 models.
  • Fig. S10. The oxygen at 400-m partial dependence plots from the monthly 2016 models.
  • Fig. S11. The SST partial dependence plots from the monthly 2015 models.
  • Fig. S12. The distribution of fishing effort intensity as a function of the Euclidean distance (kilometers) to the continental shelf.
  • Fig. S13. Monthly variable importance scores for boosted regression trees using background pseudoabsence points from the entire high seas areas for 2015 and 2016.
  • Table S1. Various model performance indices of the monthly BRTs for 2015 and 2016.
  • Table S2. Various model performance indices of the monthly BRTs for 2015 and 2016.
  • Table S3. Various model performance indices of the temporally averaged BRT model.
  • Table S4. Various model performance indices of the temporally averaged BRT model.
  • Table S5. Results from the Wilcoxon signed-rank test comparing the performance of monthly models to the temporally averaged model.
  • Table S6. Amount of fundamental niche occupied by pelagic longliners.
  • Table S7. The 2015 VI scores.
  • Table S8. The 2016 VI scores.
  • Table S9. Average 2016 model performance metrics using different environmental variables.
  • Table S10. Description of the variable type and source for each of the 14 biophysical and physiographic predictors.
  • Table S11. The number of presence and pseudoabsence points in 2015.
  • Table S12. The number of presence and pseudoabsence points in 2016.

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