Tuesday, April 5, 2011

ITI project adds value to fish waste

A Total of 50 to 60 percent of the annual fish harvest is discarded as fish waste or by product due to the processing methods practiced by the fishing industry. This leads to environmental problems and disturbance of off shore fishing activities.

Fish heads, viscera (gut) gills, skin and fins are discarded as fish waste. ITI and with the Norwegian Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research under a NORAD funded project commenced a project to find methods to add value to fish waste. Prior to the implementation of the project the fish waste collected in the harbours too were dumped into the sea causing environmental and other problems. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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