EMFA 610: Fish Postharvest Management


The course aims at equipping students with detail knowledge on preservation, processing, packaging and effective utilization of fisheries resources in Ghana, which would be useful to the industry. Fish handling after harvest and prior to processing. Principles of fish processing and preservation. Methods of fish processing and preservation by artisanal and industrial fisheries in the tropics. Types of fish products - chilled fish, dried fish, salted fish, smoked fish, fish oil, fishmeal, fermented products. Fish storage. Fish spoilage. Fish utilization. Fish by-products. Quality control and packaging.