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Fish As Food V2 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123955708, 9780323142502

Fish As Food V2

1st Edition

Nutrition, Sanitation, and Utilization

Editor: Georg Borgstrom
eBook ISBN: 9780323142502
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1962
Page Count: 796
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Fish as Food, Volume II: Nutrition, Sanitation, and Utilization summarizes the public health aspects of fish, including fish handling and processing. This volume also discusses the global aspects of fish utilization, illustrating the key role of fisheries in many countries and major regions. Comprised of three parts encompassing 19 chapters, the book initially discusses the protein, amino acid, vitamins, and mineral content of fish and fish oil. This volume also explains the effects of fish processing and handling on these nutritional components. The subsequent chapters present studies on the role of fish in human nutrition, focusing on the Japanese diet. The book also covers the utilization of converted fish-processing wastes to fish meal and condensed fish soluble in feeding poultry, livestock, and mink. The second part of the book focuses on food poisoning caused by fish and fishery products. This part deals with the bacterial activity in fish and related products due to water pollution and contamination. Other chapters examine Salmonella problems in the sea and the allergies and other disorders related to fish poisoning. The effect of radioactivity on marine organisms and the uptake and bioaccumulation of radionuclides in marine organisms are also discussed. Lastly, this volume presents the trends and patterns in fish and shellfish utilization. This volume will be of considerable value primarily to fish and food scientists in general and also to public health workers, marine and fresh-water biologists, nutritionists, and sanitary engineers.

Table of Contents

Contributors to Volume II


Contents of Volume I

Contents of Volume III

Errata for Volume II

1. Historical Aspects of Fish

I. Early History

II. Middle Ages

III. Modern Era

IV. The Future



2. Part I. Fish Protein—Nutritive Aspects

I. Introduction

II. Protein Content

III. Methods of Appraisal

IV. Biological Value

V. Amino Acid Composition

VI. Dark Meat (Cat Food)

VII. Role of Minerals

VIII. Digestibility

IX. Changes in Storage and Processing

X. The Supplementary Value of Fish Protein

XI. Fish Flour

XII. Fish Meal

XIII. Fish Solubles

XIV. Whale Protein


2. Part II. Shellfish Protein—Nutritive Aspects

I. Introduction

II. Protein Content

III. Biological Value

IV. Amino Acid Composition

V. Other Nutrients

VI. Digestibility

VII. Changes in Storage and Processing

VIII. Shellfish Meals


3. Nutritive Aspects of Fish Oils

I. Nutritive Value of Fish Oil Components

II. Edible Oils from Fish Sources


4. Fat Soluble Vitamins

I. Introduction

II. Factors Affecting Vitamin Content

III. Vitamin A

IV. Vitamin D

V. Vitamin E

VI. Summary


5. Fish as a Source of Mineral Nutrition

I. Introduction

II. Brief Review of Mineral Composition

III. Influence of Cooking on Mineral Composition

IV. Physiological Utilization of the Mineral Constituents

V. The Importance of Fish as a Source of Minerals


6. Changes in Nutritive Value Through Handling and Processing Procedures

I. Introduction

II. Physical Losses in Round and Dressed Fish

III. Physical Losses during Processing

IV. Chemical Losses Due to Destruction or Removal of Nutrients


7. Fish in World Nutrition

I. Background Information

II. Aquatic Production and World Feeding

III. Appraisal Methods

IV. Fish in Improved Nutrition

V. Potentialities


8. The Role of Marine and Fresh-Water Foods in the Japanese Diet

I. Diet

II. Catch and Consumption

III. Nutritive Value of Japanese Seafood

IV. Seafood in the Diet

9. Fish Meal and Condensed Fish Solubles in Poultry and Livestock Feeding

I. Introduction

II. Fish Meal—General Considerations

III. Factors Affecting the Nutritive Value of Fish Meal

IV. Condensed Fish Solubles

V. Other Products


10. Fish in the Raising of Mink

I. In the Ranch Diet

II. Nutritional Problems in Feeding Fish

III. Handling Fish



11. Part I. Food Poisoning Caused by Fish and Fishery Products

I. Introduction

II. Bacterial Food Poisoning

III. Food Poisoning Caused by Spoiling Fish

IV. Haff or Yuksov Disease


11. Part II. Fish-Borne Food Poisoning in Japan

I. Introduction

II. Bacterial Poisonings

III. Naturally Occurring Poison

IV. Invertebrate Poisoning

V. Unusual Cephalopod and Fish Intoxications

VI. Allergy-like Poisonings

VII. Fish-borne (Type E) Botulism


12. Polluted Waters and the Contamination of Fish

I. Introduction

II. Enteric Bacteriophages in Water

III. Enteric Bacteria and Bacteriophages in Fish


13. Salmonella Problems in the Sea

I. Introduction

II. Self-cleansing of the Sea

III. Survival of Salmonellae and Other Enterobacteria in Sea Water

IV. Behavior of Salmonellae and Other Enterobacteria within the Body of Marine Fish

V. Salmonellosis Caused by Fish Intake

VI. Salmonellae in Edible Shellfish

VII. Salmonellae in Fish and Shellfish

VIII. Conclusions


14. Biotoxications, Allergies, and Other Disorders

I. Classification of Disorders Due to Consumption of Fisheries Products

II. Skin Disorders in the Fish Industry

III. Medical and Economic Significance of Poisonous Aquatic Resources


15. On Marine Fish Diseases

I. Introduction

II. Methods of Study

III. Bacterial Diseases

IV. Virus Diseases

V. Fungi

VI. Protozoans

VII. Larger Parasites

VIII. Atypical Cell Growth

IX. Therapy of Marine Fish Disease

X. General Relationships


16. Diseases of Fresh-Water Fish

I. Introduction

II. Nonparasitic Affections

III. Diseases of Parasitic Origin

IV. Fish Parasites and Human Food Hygiene

V. Economic Importances


17. The Transportation of Live Fish

I. Introduction

II. Requirements for Fish Respiration

III. Accumulation of Ammonia

IV. Effects of Overexertion

V. Principles of Aeration

VI. The Use of Anesthetics


18. Radioactivity and Seafood

I. Introduction

II. Recent Changes in Oceanic Radioactivity

III. Uptake and Accumulation by Marine Organisms

IV. Distribution and Movement of Radionuclides

V. Radionuclides in Marine Organisms

VI. Carbon-14

VII. Radioactive Pollution and Hazards

VIII. The Bikini Tests and the "Dragon" Incident

IX. Seas as Against Land



19. Trends in Utilization of Fish and Shellfish

I. Introduction

II. Fish Catch per Capita

III. Marine and Fresh-Water Characteristics

IV. General Survey of Disposal Channels

V. Remote Fishing

VI. Floating Factories

VII. Fresh Market Fish

VIII. Curing, Smoking, and Drying

IX. Canning

X. Freezing

XI. Industrial Fish Utilization

XII. Herring, Sardine, and Pilchard

XIII. Redfish

XIV. Sand Eels

XV. Tuna

XVI. Shark

XVII. Crustaceans

XVIII. Cephalopods

XIX. Whale Utilization

XX. Special Fish Products

XXI. Fish Oils

XXII. Factors in Utilization

XXIII. Utilization Patterns in Selected Countries

XXIV. Waste Utilization

XXV. Trade Patterns


List of Common Food Fishes

Subject Index


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