Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (POFC-COMPETE, UID/MAR/04292/2013, SFRH/BDP/104225/2014, Pest-C/MAR/LA0015/2011, SFRH/BPD/81582/2011)
ERDF European Regional Development Fund (POFC-COMPETE)
Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel. CAPES, Brazil (BEX 13580/13-2)
Quadro de Referência Estratégico Nacional (QREN). PT
Polis Litoral Norte, S.A.
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-02-17
Received: 4 January 2017
Revised: 23 November 2017
Accepted: 8 December 2017
First Online: 17 February 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: This research was partially funded by Polis Litoral Norte, S.A. through the project “Estudo de caracterização da actividade pesqueira costeira e dos seus impactes nos recursos e nas comunidades marinhas do Litoral Norte”, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the programme POFC-COMPETE, Quadro de Referência Estratégico Nacional (QREN) and also by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal, through the project Pest-C/MAR/LA0015/2011 and through the strategic project UID/MAR/04292/2013 granted to the Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre (MARE). During this study, M. Rubal (SFRH/BDP/104225/2014) and P. Veiga (SFRH/BPD/81582/2011) were supported by postdoctoral grants awarded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia and É. Santos (BEX 13580/13-2) by a doctoral grant awarded by the programme Science Without Borders from the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel, Brazil (CAPES).
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: All applicable international and national guidelines for the care and use of animals were followed by the authors.