List of FAO Technical Papers in English


Reference

Number

Title

Scope

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Verstralen, K.M.;
Lenselink, N.M.; Ramirez, R.; Wilkie, M.;
Johnson, J.P. 2004.

466

Participatory landing
site development for artisanal fisheries
livelihoods. Users’
manual

This is a practical
guide for formulating a development
strategy for coastal artisanal
fisheries in developing countries.

Link

L.Ababouch

G. Gandini

 J. Ryder

469

Causes of detentions
and rejections in international fish trade

Reviews rules and
regulations governing food safety in
international fish trade;
explains border control procedures;

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Fazil, A.M. 2005.

462

A primer on risk
assessment modelling: focus on seafood
products.

This paper provides
an approach to assessing risk in
production of fish and fishery
products and presents data on detentions
and rejections of
fishery product consignments by the
authorities in EU, Japan,
USA  and Canada.

Link

Martinez, I.; James,
D.; Loréal, H. 2005

455

Application of modern
analytical techniques to ensure seafood
safety and authenticity.

This paper is intended
to provide an overview of the application
of some analytical
techniques to ensure seafood safety and
authenticity.

Link

Huss, H.H., Ababouch,
L., Gram, L., 2003

444

Assessment and management
of seafood safety and quality.

This paper compiles
the state of knowledge on fish safety and
quality with the
view to provide a succinct yet
comprehensive resource book
on risk for fish quality managers.

Link

J. Sumner

 T. Ross

 L. Ababouch

442

Application of risk
assessment in the fish industry

Guide to the conduct
of credible risk assessments. Covers
principles of risk assessment,
and methodologies; application of results
for risk based decisions
and gives examples of risk assessments.

Link

Michael Shawyer

and

Avilio F. Medina Pizzali, 2003

436

Use of ice on small
fishing vessels

Describes the requirements
for and the use of ice (and chilled
seawater) on board fishing
vessels, from small insulated containers
in dugout canoes,
to refrigerated tanks on bigger vessels.
Gives an overview
of the different types of ice plants and
the ice produced
in them.

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James C.Cato, 1998

381

Seafood safety.
Economics of Hazard Analysis and Critical
Control Points (HACCP)
programmes

Considering the
different means of assessing costs and
benefits of seafood
safety programmes; reviews the ecnomics of
HACCP, and the
costs of introduction and operating HACCP
systems and including
seafood safety education programmes.

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J.F. González,1996

355

Wastewater treatment
in the fishery industry

Presents fish processors
with an introduction to the concepts of
fisheries wastewater
characterization and the types of
treatment and disposal utilised.
Economic considerations are also covered.

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H.Huss, 1995

348

Quality and quality
changes in fresh fish

Covers chemical
and biological post mortem changes in fish
and fishery products;
shows how they impact in quality and shelf
life and reviews
technology and means of preservation. A
final chapter reviews
methods for assessing fish quality.

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H.Huss, 1994

334

Assurance of seafood
quality

Comprehensive review
of food safety hazards associated with
fishery products, including
microbiological hazards, biotoxins
(including histamine),
heavy metals and parasites. Includes HACCP
plan design elements
for effective control and CCPs.

Link

Graham, J.; Johnston,
W.A.; Nicholson, F.J. 1992.

331

Ice in fisheries

This useful paper
covers all aspects of the use of ice for
the chilling and
storage of fish.

Link

Darian Warne,

1988

285

Manual on Fish Canning

Covers principles,
packaging, unit operations, canning
processes, equipment and
process controls including HACCP
specifications.

Link

C.P. Haines and
D.P. Rees

303

A Field Guide To
The Types Of Insects And Mites Infesting
Cured Fish

Reviews the types,
importance and life cycles of common
insects and mites found
in dried fish. Specific sections on
Necrobia, Dermestes, and
Largoglyphus and Dipterids.

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