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Cover for Crude oil pollution I. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Deepwater Horizon</i> contamination: human health effects and health risk assessments, a case study.

On 20 April 2010 the Deepwater Horizon mobile oil exploration platform experienced a devastating accident that led to the largest marine oil spill in history. This event led to concern about health risk due to oil-related chemical exposures in oil spill response personnel, including workers and...

Author(s)
Wilson, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vertebrate/invertebrate - when do we start caring?

This chapter describes changing attitudes on the welfare of crustaceans and cephalopods used as food.

Author(s)
Kuba, M. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A pot-pourri of additional topics.

This chapter describes harvesting and some other topics that have not been covered in detail, which are still associated with aquaculture and integral to the discipline. Included are live-hauling, anaesthesia, fee-fishing, processing, marketing, recreational fishing, bait species and other topics....

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cognitive and affective bases for tourists' consumption of local seafood.

This chapter proposes a conceptual model for understanding the impact of attitudes on the intentions of couples visiting coastal areas to purchase local seafood. In this model, it is hypothesized that cognitive and affective attitude and gender have a direct impact on the intention to purchase...

Author(s)
Coskun-Zambak, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant-derived antioxidants as food additives.

This chapter describes the antioxidant properties of various plant-derived compounds, and examines the application of plant-derived antioxidants and antioxidant-containing plant extracts in food matrices such as meat and meat products, poultry meat, fish and seafoods, and fats and oils. Among the...

Author(s)
Makris, D. P.; Boskou, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642666)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.

The third edition of this book contains 9 chapters that define aquaculture, the different types of aquaculture systems, how to get started, maintaining water quality, disease prevention and control, reproduction, feeding and feed quality and some general and specific farm management procedures and...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book
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Cover for Feed resources vis-à-vis livestock and fish productivity in a changing climate.

Globally, livestock contributes 40% to agricultural gross domestic product (GDP), employs more than 1 billion people and creates livelihoods for more than 1 billion poor. From a nutritional standpoint, livestock contributes about 30% of the protein in human diets globally and more than 50% in...

Author(s)
Blümmel, M.; Haileslassie, A.; Herrero, M.; Beveridge, M.; Phillips, M.; Havlik, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bacteriocins for bioprotection of foods.

This chapter explores the use of bacteriocins as bioprotectants for various food products and beverages, including their utilization in meat and poultry products, milk and dairy products, seafood products, vegetables, fruit juices, and fermented foods. Improvements in bacteriocin efficacy when...

Author(s)
Gálvez, A.; Abriouel, H.; Lucas, R.; Grande Burgos, M. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937690)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antimicrobial and other beneficial applications of chitosans.

This chapter summarizes the positive effects of chitosan relevant to microbial safety and quality of different food products, including cereal and dairy products, fruits, fruit juices, meat and poultry products, seafoods and vegetables. Also covered are antimicrobial fabrics, possible mechanisms...

Author(s)
Friedman, M.; Juneja, V. K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937690)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A pot-pourri of additional topics.

This chapter discusses other miscellaneous topics that are important in aquaculture, such as harvesting of the cultured animals, live-hauling, anaesthesia, processing and marketing of aquatic animals products.

Author(s)
Stickney, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935894)
Type
Book chapter

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