About the Authors

Devin S. Johnson

devin.johnson@noaa.gov

Affiliation National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Jennifer A. Hoeting

Affiliation Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DSJ. Performed the experiments: DSJ JAH. Analyzed the data: DSJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DSJ. Wrote the paper: DSJ JAH.