Application of technology in optimum utilization of the fishery resources of India

Govindan, T K (1973) Application of technology in optimum utilization of the fishery resources of India. In: Proceedings of the symposium on living resources of the seas around India, 1968, Mandapam Camp.

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The paper deals with some of the recent achievements made towards finding out ways and means of proper handling, transportation, preservation by different methods of processing, economic utilization of the byproducts and equitable distribution of our fishery products. Hygienic methods of handling fresh fish on board, proper icing procedures, improvements in existing containers and ' evolution of cheap and rew~ ones including methods for long distance transportation, reported recently, have been briefly reviewed. Procedures for preservation of our important food fishes and shell fishes by freezing, canning and dehydration including curing have been summarised. Salient features of utilization of fish body and liver oils for industrial and pharmaceutical purposes, conversion of cheap varieties of trash fish into fish protein concentrate for human consumption, bacteriological peptones and speciality products like fish flakes, soup powder, fish pastes, etc., and economic usage of wastes from processing factories for fish meal ar.d isolation of valuable chemical compounds, methods for which have been evolved recently, are reported.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:technology; optimum utilization; fishery resources
Subjects:Fishery Technology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:2784
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:31 Aug 2010 12:04
Last Modified:31 Aug 2010 12:04

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