About the Authors
- Tim D. Smith
* E-mail: TimDenisSmith@gmail.com
Affiliation World Whaling History, Redding, California, United States of America
- Randall R. Reeves
Affiliation Okapi Wildlife Associates, Hudson, Quebec, Canada
- Elizabeth A. Josephson
Affiliation Integrated Statistics, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States of America
- Judith N. Lund
Affiliation New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States of America
The authors have the following competing interests to declare. Reeves is the sole employee of Okapi Wildlife, a consulting company. Josephson is an employee of Integrated Statistics, a consulting company. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TDS RRR EAJ JNL. Performed the experiments: TDS RRR EAJ JNL. Analyzed the data: TDS RRR EAJ JNL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TDS RRR EAJ JNL. Wrote the paper: TDS RRR EAJ JNL.