Funding for this research was provided by:
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (781-9658-205222)
Innovate NL (54040-1209-104)
Innovate PEI (5404-1209-104)
School of Graduate Studies Fellowship, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Received: 20 August 2020
Accepted: 11 February 2021
First Online: 12 March 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Atlantic salmon used in the studies were supplied by the Dr. Joe Brown Aquatic Research Building at the Memorial University. All experimental work described was approved by the Institutional Animal Care Committee of Memorial University of Newfoundland (Protocol <sup>#</sup>17-95-kg), and followed the standards and guidelines outlined by the Canadian Council on Animal Care.
: All the authors have given final approval of the version to be published.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.