Funding for this research was provided by:
Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR 13-JSV7-0009)
Tour du Valat
Ambassade de France à Cuba
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-10-25
Received: 19 June 2018
Accepted: 17 October 2018
First Online: 25 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: French laboratory holds permit #A66040 for experiments on animals, which was obtained from the French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the French Ministry of National Education, Research and Technology. The housing, breeding and care of the utilized animals followed the ethical requirements of France. The experimenter possesses an official certificate for animal experimentation from both of the above-listed French ministries (Decree #87–848, October 19, 1987). The various protocols used in this study have been approved by the French Veterinary Agency of the DRAAF Languedoc-Roussillon (Direction Régionale de l’Alimentation, de l’Agriculture et de la Forêt), Montpellier, France (authorization # 007083). The Cuban laboratory of Malacology holds permit for experiments on animals obtained from the Cuban government. The housing, breeding and care of the utilized animals followed the ethical requirements of Cuba. The experimenter possesses an official certificate for animal experimentation from the Cuban government.
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