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Long Answer Question Describe various methods of fish preservation. - Biology

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Long Answer Question

Describe various methods of fish preservation.

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Solution

After catching the fishes, fish spoilage is prevented by different preservation methods like:

i. Chilling with ice: It is a method of refrigeration. Due to the lowering of temperature, putrefaction is prevented and the quality of fish is maintained.

ii. Freezing: Freezing of fishes helps to retain the natural appearance of fishes.

iii. Freeze drying: Fishes are frozen and dried.

iv. Smoke drying: This removes the moisture and prevents the growth of bacteria.

v. Sun-drying: Fishes are dried in sun to remove moisture.

vi. Salting: By adding salt, dehydration takes place by osmosis.

vii. Canning: Fishes are preserved in cans with salt or other artificial preservatives.

Concept: Fishery
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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 11 Enhancement of Food Production
Exercise | Q 4.3 | Page 271
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