Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (Ritmare SP2_WP4_A23_U003)
Italian Ministry of Health -Department for public veterinary health, nutrition and food safety (Id project 54 - Welfare, Health, Individuality in Farmed FISH)
Received: 16 April 2020
Accepted: 5 June 2020
First Online: 12 June 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The sea bream experiment was performed in accordance with Italian national legislation (Legislative Decree 26/2014) and EU Directive 2010/63/EU with authorization from the Italian Ministry of Health (No. 665/2016-PR). The sea bass experiment was performed in add date of Italian national legislation, however the experiment was done in accordance with European Commission recommendation 2007/526/EC C(2007) 2525 and EU Directive 2010/63/EU. In both experiments, all fish recovered fully from the tag implantation procedures, and no associated mortality was observed.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.