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Competing Interests

Jennifer McKinney is an employee of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. All other authors declare no competing interest.

Author Contributions

Eric Hoffmayer conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

Jennifer A McKinney conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper.

James S. Franks conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments.

Jill Hendon conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments.

William B Driggers III conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data.

Animal Ethics

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

The University of Southern Mississippi IACUC Protocol (#09031204)

Field Study Permissions

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

National Marine Fisheries Service, Highly Migratory Species Division Permits (SHK-EFP-07-06, SHK-EFP-08-07, SHK-EFP-09-03, SHK-EFP-10-08, SHK-EFP-11-07)

Funding

Funding was provided by LDWF, IFAW, WWL, Mission Blue, and Mr. Russell Underwood. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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