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

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Off-flavors in aquaculture products, part 2

Off-flavors in seafood can stem from a variety of sources. Industrial effluents can at least secondarily contribute to off-flavors in fish. Off-flavor oxidative carbonyl compounds increase during cold storage of some farmed fish. 

Responsibility

Aquaculture and the microbial world

Microorganisms reside in the sediment and other substrates, and in the water of aquaculture facilities, as well as in and on the cultured animals.