Funding for this research was provided by:
the National Natural Science Foundation of China (41706174, 31702326)
the National Key R&D Program of China (2018YFD0901203)
the Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2019A1515010958, 2018B030311050, 2019A1515012042)
Guangdong Ocean University Cultivating Fund Project for Excellent Doctoral Dissertations (201830)
Young Creative Talents Project of Guangdong Province Universities and Colleges (2017GkQNCX092)
Special key projects of Guangdong science and Technology Department's science and technology innovation strategy (2018B030311050)
Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (ZJW-2019-06)
Received: 28 October 2019
Accepted: 9 March 2020
First Online: 3 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study did not involve any endangered or protected species, hence no specific permissions and ethics were required to collect the fish samples. All experimental protocols involved in this study were approved by the Regulations for the Administration of Affairs Concerning Experimental Animals for the Science and Technology Bureau of China. All animal experiments were approved by the Animal Research and Ethics Committee of Guangdong Ocean University (NIH Pub. No. 85–23, revised 1996).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declared no conflict of interest in the authorship and publication of this document.