Funding for this research was provided by:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BB/P001203/1, BB/N024028/1)
Science Foundation Ireland, the Marine Institute, and the Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland (SFI/15/IA/3028)
Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre
Natural Environment Research Council (NE/L011956/1)
Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Leadership Fellowship
Received: 24 May 2021
Accepted: 15 July 2021
First Online: 31 August 2021
: Animals sampled in the study were euthanised by authorised MOWI employees under Home Officer Schedule 1 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.