Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India (BT/AAQ/3/SP29267/2018 dated 11/05/2020.)
Received: 20 October 2021
Revised: 3 June 2022
Accepted: 10 June 2022
First Online: 24 June 2022
: The live larvae for the experiments were handled in consonance with the guidelines of the UK Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (1986) and the EU Directive 2010/63/EU for animal experiments (2019). The experimental protocols for the maintenance of fish larvae were approved by the ICAR-CMFRI, Kochi, India (BT/AAQ/3/SP28267/2018).
: Not applicable.
: The manuscript has been read and approved for publication by all listed authors.
: The authors declare no competing interests.