Fish Waste Production in the UK - The quantities Produced and Opportunities for Better Utilisation

Summary
The options for fish waste utilisation and disposal are becoming increasingly restricted, creating a significant problem for the UK fish industry. From capture through to processing, the industry generates a significant quantity of fish waste. This report estimates the types and quantities of fish waste generated in the different sectors, from catching to processing. It then describes many of the potentially higher value utilisation opportunities for fish waste and identifies some of those that may be most suitable for the UK industry.
Author
  • M. Archer,
  • R. Watson,
  • J.W. Denton
Publication Reference No.
SR537
Publication date
01 November 2000

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