About the Authors
- Michael D. Arendt, Jeffrey A. Schwenter
- Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
- Michael D. Arendt
- Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
- Blair E. Witherington
- Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States of America
- Anne B. Meylan
- Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America
- Vincent S. Saba
- National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: MDA JAS VSS BEW ABM. Performed the experiments: MDA JAS. Analyzed the data: MDA JAS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MDA JAS VSS. Wrote the paper: MDA JAS VSS. Provided nest count data: BEW ABM. Approved of the analytical format in advance: BEW ABM. Contributed editorially to manuscript completion: BEW ABM.