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Competing Interests

James A. Nelson is an employee of the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, and both Theodore S. Switzer and Brent L. Winner are employees of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.

Author Contributions

Christopher D. Stallings conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

James A. Neslon analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Katherine L. Rozar performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Charles S. Adams performed the experiments.

Kara R. Wall performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Theodore S. Switzer contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Brent L. Winner contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

David J. Hollander contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Animal Ethics

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

University of South Florida Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (approval no. W4193)

Field Study Permissions

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

Collections of fishes were conducted with permits from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Special Activity License SAL-13-1244-SRP-2) and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Letter of Acknowledgment and Exempted Fishing Permit).

Funding

Funding was provided by a grant to C.D. Stallings and T.S. Switzer from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Cooperative Research Program (NA12NMF4540081). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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