Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (31502147, 31472268)
State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology (2016FBZ05)
Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (XDJK2018B025)
Received: 10 July 2018
Accepted: 12 April 2019
First Online: 30 April 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All the procedures in this manuscript had been approved by the Committee for Animal Experiments in Institute of Hydrobiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. The methods used in this study were carried out in accordance with the Laboratory Animal Management Principles of China. The rearing activities of bighead carp in Wuhan, Hubei were also approved by the owner of the pond. The owner of the pond is willing to participate this study in form of written agreement.
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