Funding for this research was provided by:
Seventh Framework Programme (KBBE-2010-4 Contract nº 265957)
Received: 12 May 2020
Accepted: 9 December 2020
First Online: 7 January 2021
: The work described in this manuscript was previously approved for ethical considerations in the following publications. The main ethical statements are provided: [CitationRef removed]. The work was performed under the approved protocol entitled ‘Behavioural sorting in Atlantic salmon’ at the Aquaculture Research Station in Tromsø (H12/29/006.1/04.06.12/KuF), Norway, providing authorization according to the Norwegian ‘Forskrift om bruk av dyr i forsøk’ (regulation of the use of animals in experiments), under the Animal Welfare Act. Project leader B.D. has approved course in animal experimentation (class C) according to the Norwegian Research Animal authority, and all personnel handling animals had approved experiment licences [CitationRef removed]. Experiments were conducted following approval of the Animal Care Committee of France under the official license of M.L. B.gout (17–010) and followed the recommendations of Directive 86/609/EEC since it was finished in February 2013 (start date of Directive 2010/63/EU enforcement in France).
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: No competing interests declared.