Fish Processing Books

  • Report and papers presented at the second Workshop on Fish Technology, Utilization and Quality Assurance in Africa. Agadir, Morocco, 24-28 November 20

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Reports # 904The workshop reviewed progress in post-harvest fish utilization in Africa and made recommendations to FAO, its member countries and institutes interested in fish utilization in Africa. The experts reviewed in particular fresh or live fish handling, fish processing, post-harvests loss assessment, quality ...

  • International guidelines for the management of deep-sea fisheries in the high seas - Directives internationales sur la gestion de la pêche ...- Direc

    These guidelines were developed through a participatory process involving fisheries experts, fishery managers from governments, the fishing industry, academia and non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations. They are voluntary and constitute an instrument of reference to help in formulating and implementing appropriate measures for the ...

  • Establishing a tree nursery ( US$ 14.00 for 10 Copies )

    This 8-page fold-out leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, covers the subject of fish farming. It gives some background to the subject, outlines processes and provides tips, tables and explanatory line ...

  • Make a living through fish farming ( US$ 14.00 for 10 Copies )

    This 8-page fold-out leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, covers the subject of fish farming. It gives some background to the subject, outlines processes and provides tips, tables and explanatory line ...

  • Report and papers presented at the FAO Workshop on Fish Technology, Utilization and Quality Assurance. Bagamoyo, United Republic of Tanzania, 14-18 No

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe Workshop was held to review progress and problems in post-harvest fish utilization in Africa and formulate recommendations to FAO, its member countries and all institutes, institutions and persons interested in fish utilization in Africa. The experts reviewed in particular fresh fish utilization, fish processing, ...

  • Increasing the contribution of small-scale fisheries to poverty alleviation and food security (English)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible FisheriesMost small-scale fishers are in developing countries and many live in poor and food insecure communities. The guidelines explore ways through which the contribution of small-scale fisheries to poverty alleviation and food security could be enhanced. A vision for the future of small-scale ...

  • Farmers' Views on the Future of Food and Small Scale Producers (English)

    The outcomes of an electronic conference on the ‘Future of Food and Small Scale Producers’ are presented in this report. The electronic discussion primarily involved indigenous, small and family farmers, landless and fisherfolk as well as their representative organisations. The focus was on small-scale food producers – women and men who produce ...

  • Lumpfish caviar - from vessel to consumer (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFish roe products have historically been seen as expensive and highly-desirable luxury food items. The best and most expensive is true caviar, which uses eggs from sturgeons caught in the Caspian Sea. In recent years, eggs from many other fish species have been used to develop products imitating original ...

  • Fish marketing and credit in Viet Nam (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersSince the early 1980s, exports of fish in Viet Nam have increased significantly while the improvement of domestic marketing and utilization of fish have not received sufficient attention. Improving supplies of fish for urban and rural populations, better quality and safety of products and ensuring food ...

  • Setting up and running a small meat or fish processing enterprise

    Series 'Opportunities in food processing'The second publication in the CTA series of food processing manuals, compiled by contributors from several developing countries, covers markets and marketing, planning production, meat processing, fish processing, quality assurance and legislation, and financial ...

  • Making a Good Catch: Non-CFC Technologies in the FisheryCold Chain

    A booklet that informs NOUs and persons involved in the fishery industry about existing technologies to replace CFCs in the fishery cold chain, by way of case studies from France, Greenland, Micronesia, the Philippines, the UK and USA. The applications include a fish processing plant, a conditioning facility, ice plants, harbour cold stores, ...

  • The Importance of Aquatic-Terrestrial Ecotones for Freshwater Fish

    Ecotones are interface zones between different ecosystems. Their ecological role and significance with regard to ecological management and conservation has become increasingly appreciated. For the management of freshwater resources, for example, an improved understanding of the role of land/inland water interfaces, will be essential for ...

  • When Do Fishes Become Juveniles?

    Metamorphosis and the transition from larvae or embryos to juveniles in fishes are important in order to answer, for example, questions about: (1) life-history styles and their modifications in evolutionary perspective and within current environmental demands; (2) the development and application of fisheries recruitment models, (3) the use of ...

  • Tropical Fish Otoliths: Information for Assessment, Management and Ecology

    Techniques and theory for processing otoliths from tropical marine fish have developed only recently due to an historic misconception that these organisms could not be aged. Otoliths are the most commonly used structures from which daily, seasonal or annual records of a fish’s environmental history are inferred, and are also used as indicators of ...

  • Leeches, Lice and Lampreys

    Many different kinds of animals have adopted a parasitic life style on the skin and gills of marine and freshwater fishes, including protozoans, flatworms, leeches, a range of crustaceans and even some vertebrates (lampreys). There is a parasitic barnacle, described first in the 19th century by Charles Darwin, fish lice that change sex and bivalve ...

  • The Fish Oocyte

    This book addresses the growing needs in deciphering the biological processes associated with fish reproduction, in view of the growth of aquaculture and the dwindling natural stocks of commercially important fish. It presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. With this view in mind, the book ...

  • The Fish Oocyte

    This book addresses the growing needs in deciphering the biological processes associated with fish reproduction, in view of the growth of aquaculture and the dwindling natural stocks of commercially important fish. It presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. With this view in mind, the book ...

  • Deep-Water Fisheries of the North Atlantic Oceanic Slope

    A comprehensive review of current knowledge of the deep-water fishes of the North Atlantic and their exploitation. Individual countries and research institutions have carried out their own investigations and surveys in the past, but these results have rarely been coordinated, nor has there been a proper sharing of results and data. But there ...

  • Early Life History and Recruitment in Fish Populations

    Many of the processes influencing recruitment to an adult fish population or entry into a fishery occur very early in life. The variations in life histories and behaviours of young fish and the selective processes operating on this variation ultimately determine the identities and abundance of survivors. This important volume brings together ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you