About the Authors

Samuel K. Wasser

wassers@uw.edu

Affiliation Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Jessica I. Lundin

Affiliation Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Katherine Ayres

Affiliation Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Elizabeth Seely

Affiliation Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Deborah Giles

Affiliation Center for Whale Research, Friday Harbor, Washington, United States of America

Kenneth Balcomb

Affiliation Center for Whale Research, Friday Harbor, Washington, United States of America

Jennifer Hempelmann

Affiliation Northwest Fisheries Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Kim Parsons

Affiliation Northwest Fisheries Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Rebecca Booth

Affiliation Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: SKW JIL. Data curation: SKW JIL ES RB KB KP JH. Formal analysis: SKW JIL. Funding acquisition: SKW JIL. Investigation: SKW ES DG RB. Methodology: SKW JIL KA ES DG RB. Project administration: SKW JIL ES RB. Resources: SKW RB JIL. Supervision: SKW JIL ES. Validation: SKW JIL RB. Visualization: SKW ES JIL RB. Writing – original draft: SKW JIL. Writing – review & editing: SKW ES DG KB JIL.