Technological Processes Applied to Aquaculture Products (02045P)

Responsible: Dr Carlos Prentice Hernández
Credits: 03 (30 h/a T 15 h/a P)
Offered: Mar./May.

Processing systems suitable for products derived from aquaculture. Unit operations involved with the processing of aquatic products. Traditional methods used for fish processing. Use of fish of low commercial value to obtain protein products. Processing of flour, hydrolysates, isolates and fish oil. Products made from crustaceans and non-traditional aquatic resources. Use of biotechnology in aquatic products.


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 Scientific Journals: 
- Aquaculture
- Aquaculture Nutrition
- Journal of Aquatic Food Products Technology
- Journal of Food Sciences
- Food Hydrocolloids
- Food Research International