About the Authors

Hugo Lassauce

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing


Affiliations ISEA, University of New Caledonia, Nouméa, New Caledonia, Conservation International New-Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia, The Manta Trust, Corscombe, Dorchester, United Kingdom

Olivier Chateau

Roles Data curation, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Laboratory of Marine Biology and Ecology, Aquarium des Lagons, Nouméa, New Caledonia

Mark V. Erdmann

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Conservation International Asia-Pacific Field Division, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Laurent Wantiez

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation ISEA, University of New Caledonia, Nouméa, New Caledonia

Competing Interests

OceanMax supplied the Propspeed antifouling coating for our tags. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. The authors have declared that no other competing interests exist.