Funding for this research was provided by:
Agricultural Research Service (8082-32000-006, 8082-31000-012)
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (DE-AC05-06OR23100)
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Received: 11 December 2018
Accepted: 30 July 2019
First Online: 6 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The NCCCWA Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (Leetown, WV) reviewed and approved all animal husbandry practices and disease challenge protocols per standards set forth in the ‘U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training’ adopted by the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy in 1985; the Animal Welfare Act of 1966 as subsequently amended; the Federation of Animal Science Societies ‘Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching (Ag Guide, Third Edition, 2010); the Canadian Council on Animal Care ‘Guidelines on: the care and use of fish in research, teaching, and testing’ (CCAC Guidelines, 2005), and the ‘American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals’.
: Not applicable.
: Kyle E. Martin is an employee of Troutlodge, Inc., a commercial rainbow trout breeding company and a Hendrix Genetics company. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.