Funding for this research was provided by:
National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Received: 27 December 2019
Accepted: 23 May 2020
First Online: 3 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Leopard seal interactions and captures were conducted in accordance with Marine Mammal Protection Act Permit Nos. 16472 and 20599 granted by the Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service, the Antarctic Conservation Act Permit Nos. 2012-005, 2013-003 and 2017-012, USDA Permit No. 42994, and the NMFS-SWFSC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Permit Nos. SWPI2011-02 and SWPI 2014-03R.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.