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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Juan C Levesque conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Christian Hager analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Eric Diaddorio conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper, net design.

R. Jason Dickey wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

We received permission from the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries, and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).

A grant was received from NMFS informing us to proceed with the study.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data has been supplied as a Supplemental Dataset

Funding

This work was primarily supported by funding from NMFS through the Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program (NA13NMF4720279). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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