About the Authors

Sara M. Maxwell

smaxwell@ucsc.edu

Address Current address: Long Marine Lab, Marine Conservation Institute, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Affiliation Ocean Sciences Department, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Greg A. Breed

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Barry A. Nickel

Affiliation Center for Integrated Spatial Research, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Junior Makanga-Bahouna

Affiliation Wildlife Conservation Society, Parc National de Mayumba, Mayumba, Gabon

Edgard Pemo-Makaya

Affiliation Wildlife Conservation Society, Parc National de Mayumba, Mayumba, Gabon

Richard J. Parnell

Affiliation Wildlife Conservation Society, Parc National de Mayumba, Mayumba, Gabon

Angela Formia

Affiliation Wildlife Conservation Society, Global Conservation Program, New York, New York, United States of America

Solange Ngouessono

Affiliation Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux, Libreville, Gabon

Brendan J. Godley

Affiliation Marine Turtle Research Group, Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter, Penyrn, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Daniel P. Costa

Affiliation Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

Matthew J. Witt

Affiliation Marine Turtle Research Group, Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter, Penyrn, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Michael S. Coyne

Affiliations Marine Turtle Research Group, Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter, Penyrn, Cornwall, United Kingdom, SEATURTLE.org, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SMM MSC AF RJP SN DPC. Performed the experiments: SMM JM-B EP-M RJP AF. Analyzed the data: SMM BAN MJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GAB BAN DPC MSC BJG MJW. Wrote the paper: SMM BJG GAB MJW.