About the Authors

Nina Luisa Santostasi

n.santostasi@gmail.com

Affiliations Dolphin Biology and Conservation, Oria, Italy, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Montpellier, France, OceanCare, Wädenswil, Switzerland, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy

Silvia Bonizzoni

Affiliations Dolphin Biology and Conservation, Oria, Italy, OceanCare, Wädenswil, Switzerland

Giovanni Bearzi

Affiliations Dolphin Biology and Conservation, Oria, Italy, OceanCare, Wädenswil, Switzerland

Lavinia Eddy

Affiliations Dolphin Biology and Conservation, Oria, Italy, OceanCare, Wädenswil, Switzerland

Olivier Gimenez

Affiliation Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Montpellier, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exists. Affiliation with the non-profit nongovernmental organization OceanCare does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials and the role of OceanCare as a project funder does not imply any competing interest.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: GB NLS SB OG. Data curation: SB NLS LE. Formal analysis: NLS OG SB GB. Funding acquisition: GB SB NLS. Investigation: SB GB LE NLS. Methodology: OG NLS GB SB. Project administration: GB SB. Resources: GB SB. Software: OG NLS SB. Supervision: OG GB. Validation: GB OG NLS SB. Visualization: NLS SB. Writing – original draft: NLS GB OG SB. Writing – review & editing: OG GB NLS SB.