About the Authors

George L Shillinger, Alan M Swithenbank, Barbara A Block
Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California, United States of America

Daniel M Palacios
Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Daniel M Palacios, Helen Bailey, Steven J Bograd
NOAA/NMFS/SWFSC/Environmental Research Division, Pacific Grove, California, United States of America

Philippe Gaspar
Collecte Localisation Satellites, Direction Océanographie Spatiale, Ramonville, France

Bryan P Wallace
Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

James R Spotila
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Frank V Paladino
Department of Biology, Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States of America

Rotney Piedra
Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas, Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía, San José, Costa Rica

Scott A Eckert
Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

bblock@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

GLS, JRS, FVP, SAE, and BAB conceived and designed the experiments. GLS, BPW, JRS, FVP, RP, and BAB performed the experiments. GLS, DMP, HB, SJB, AMS, and PG analyzed the data. GLS, DMP, HB, SJB, AMS, PG, BPW, SAE, and BAB contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. GLS, DMP, HB, SJB, and BPW wrote the paper. DMP led the oceanographic analysis.