Received: 1 August 2019
Accepted: 2 October 2019
First Online: 29 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study, including the husbandry practices, analysis and euthanasia methods of the rainbow trout was submitted to and approved by the Animal Care and Use Committee of the United States Department of Agriculture, National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture (IACUC approval #098).
: Not applicable.
: Mohamed Salem is a member of the editorial board of BMC Genomics. Otherwise, the authors declare that they have no competing interests.