News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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Intelligence

North American markets for fresh tilapia, part 2

Overall costs for hand filleting tilapia relate primarily to labor and the throughput of fish to be filleted. Labor is the largest expense. Salaries vary, and cutters’ yield efficiencies increase with practice. 

Intelligence

North American markets for fresh tilapia, part 3

An analysis of tilapia processing in which the cost of the fish was not included found that automated cutting of fillets was significantly less expensive than hand cutting. 

Health & Welfare

Sensory analysis evaluates pangasius fillet quality

Authors developed a lexicon of sensory properties for pangasius fillets and examined the sensory characteristics of raw fresh and frozen catfish fillets as predictors of the sensory qualities of cooked catfish.