About the Authors

David W Welch

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: david.welch@kintamaresearch.org

Affiliation Kintama Research, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Erin L Rechisky

Affiliation Fisheries Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Michael C Melnychuk

Affiliation Fisheries Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Aswea D Porter

Affiliation Kintama Research, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Carl J Walters

Affiliation Fisheries Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Shaun Clements

Address ¤ Current address: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Affiliation United States Geological Survey, Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Benjamin J Clemens

Affiliation United States Geological Survey, Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

R. Scott McKinley

Affiliation Centre for Aquaculture and the Environment, University of British Columbia, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Carl Schreck

Affiliation United States Geological Survey, Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

Competing Interests

DWW is architect of the POST acoustic array concept and President and owner of Kintama Research Corporation, the company that developed the design for and operates the POST acoustic telemetry array.

Author Contributions

DWW was responsible for the experimental design, conception and overall operation of the POST array plus writing the paper; ELR, MCM, and ADP undertook large parts of the statistical analysis and contributed to writing; SC, BJC, and CS contributed unpublished data and comments on the manuscript; CJW and RSM provided technical advice and review of the manuscript.