About the Authors

Mónica A. Silva

monica@uac.pt

Affiliations Center of the Institute of Marine Research (IMAR) and Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores, Horta, Portugal, Laboratory of Robotics and Systems in Engineering and Science (LARSyS), Lisbon, Portugal, Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ian Jonsen

Affiliation Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Deborah J. F. Russell

Affiliations Sea Mammal Research Unit, Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, United Kingdom, Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Rui Prieto

Affiliations Center of the Institute of Marine Research (IMAR) and Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores, Horta, Portugal, Laboratory of Robotics and Systems in Engineering and Science (LARSyS), Lisbon, Portugal

Dave Thompson

Affiliation Sea Mammal Research Unit, Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Mark F. Baumgartner

Affiliation Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAS IDJ DJFR MFB. Performed the experiments: MAS DJFR. Analyzed the data: MAS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAS IDJ DJFR DT. Wrote the paper: MAS. Reviewed the manuscript and approved the final version: IDJ DJFR RP MFB.