About the Authors

Peter Houk

houkp@uguam.uog.edu

Affiliation University of Guam Marine Laboratory, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam

Rodney Camacho

Affiliation University of Guam Marine Laboratory, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam

Steven Johnson

Affiliation Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality, Saipan, Marianas Protectorate

Matthew McLean

Affiliation University of Guam Marine Laboratory, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam

Selino Maxin

Affiliation Conservation Society of Pohnpei, Kolonia, Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia

Jorg Anson

Affiliation Conservation Society of Pohnpei, Kolonia, Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia

Eugene Joseph

Affiliation Conservation Society of Pohnpei, Kolonia, Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia

Osamu Nedlic

Affiliation Kosrae Conservation and Safety Organization, Lelu, Kosrae State, Federated States of Micronesia

Marston Luckymis

Affiliation Kosrae Conservation and Safety Organization, Lelu, Kosrae State, Federated States of Micronesia

Katrina Adams

Affiliation Kosrae Village Resort, Malem, Kosrae State, Federated States of Micronesia

Don Hess

Affiliation College of the Marshall Islands, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands

Emma Kabua

Affiliation Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands

Anthony Yalon

Affiliation Yap Community Action Program, Colonia, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia

Eva Buthung

Affiliation Yap Community Action Program, Colonia, Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia

Curtis Graham

Affiliation Chuuk Marine Resources Department, Weno, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia

Trina Leberer

Affiliation The Nature Conservancy Micronesia Program, Guam Field Office, Hagatna, Guam

Brett Taylor

Affiliation James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Robert van Woesik

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have the following interests. Katrina Adams is employed by Kosrae Village Resort who donated personal time in helping collect data in Kosrae. This does not alter their adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PH SJ SM JA EJ ON ML DH EK AY EB CG TL RVW. Performed the experiments: PH RC SJ MM SM JA EJ ON ML KA DH EK AY EB CG BT. Analyzed the data: PH RC SJ MM SM JA ON ML KA EK AY EB CG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PH RC SJ MM RVW. Wrote the paper: PH RC SJ MM SM JA ON ML DH EK AY EB CG TL BT RVW.