Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-10-25
Received: 25 March 2019
Accepted: 25 September 2019
First Online: 25 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study did not require approval by an ethics committee since all procedures involving animals were included in the standard clinical examination and diagnostic investigations of rescued sea turtles, in order to treat, rehabilitate and reintroduce them in nature, in accordance with the authorization by the Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land and Sea (Protocol n.0042848/PNM 09/08/2013 and Protocol n.0024471/PNM 22/11/2016) and in agreement with European and national legislation (Directive 2010/63/EU; D.lgs. 26/2014; D.P.R. 357/97).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.