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Competing Interests

Jason Rubens is an employee of the World Wild Fund for Nature. Chris Rohner and Simon Pierce are employees of the Marine Megafauna Foundation. All other authors declare no competing interest.

Author Contributions

Edgar F Cagua conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

Jesse Cochran conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data.

Chris Rohner conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data.

Mathias M Igulu conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments.

Jason Rubens conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Simon J Pierce conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Michael L Berumen conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Field Study Permissions

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

Tanzanian Commission for Science and Technology

Funding

Funding was provided by WWF Switzerland and the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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