About the Authors

Colin A. Simpfendorfer

colin.simpfendorfer@jcu.edu.au

Current address: Fishing and Fisheries Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Affiliation Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

Beau G. Yeiser

Current address: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Tequesta Field Laboratory, Tequesta, Florida, United States of America

Affiliation Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

Tonya R. Wiley

Current address: Haven Worth Consulting, League City, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

Gregg R. Poulakis

Affiliation Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Charlotte Harbor Field Laboratory, Port Charlotte, Florida, United States of America

Philip W. Stevens

Affiliation Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Charlotte Harbor Field Laboratory, Port Charlotte, Florida, United States of America

Michelle R. Heupel

Current address: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Affiliation Center for Shark Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CAS TRW MRH. Performed the experiments: CAS BGY TRW GRP PWS MRH. Analyzed the data: CAS BGY TRW MRH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CAS GRP PWS. Wrote the paper: BGY CAS TRW MRH GRP PWS.