FISH 439: Fish Processing and Utilization


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.