About the Authors

Larisa Avens

Larisa.Avens@noaa.gov

Affiliation National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Beaufort Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

Lisa R. Goshe

Affiliation National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Beaufort Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States of America

Lewis Coggins

Affiliation US Fish and Wildlife Service, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Bethel, Alaska, United States of America

Donna J. Shaver

Affiliation National Park Service, Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Ben Higgins

Affiliation National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Galveston Laboratory, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Andre M. Landry Jr.

Affiliation Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Rhonda Bailey

Affiliation Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: LA. Data curation: LA LRG LC DJS BH AML RB. Formal analysis: LA LRG LC. Investigation: LA LRG. Methodology: LA LRG LC. Project administration: LA. Resources: LA DJS BH AML RB. Software: LA LC. Supervision: LA. Validation: DJS BH AML. Visualization: LA LRG. Writing – original draft: LA. Writing – review & editing: LA LRG LC DJS BH AML RB.