Chapter 34. Fish Oil Extraction, Purification, and its Properties

  1. Associate Professor Cesarettin Alasalvar2,
  2. Professor Fereidoon Shahidi3,
  3. Professor Kazuo Miyashita4 and
  4. Dr Udaya Wanasundara5
  1. Subramaniam Sathivel

Published Online: 2 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325546.ch34

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications

How to Cite

Sathivel, S. (2010) Fish Oil Extraction, Purification, and its Properties, in Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applications (eds C. Alasalvar, F. Shahidi, K. Miyashita and U. Wanasundara), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325546.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 2

    TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Centre, Food Institute, Gebze/Kocaeli, Turkey

  2. 3

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada

  3. 4

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan

  4. 5

    POS Pilot Plant Corporation, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Food Science, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180702

Online ISBN: 9781444325546

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Keywords:

  • fish oil extraction, purification and its properties;
  • fish oil, abundant source of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA);
  • conventional method of extracting oil from fish - high heat to extract fat or oil from animal tissues;
  • unrefined fish oil production - from fish meal plant;
  • degumming, treatment designed - removing impurities as phospholipids;
  • gum in oil - hydratable and non-hydratable types;
  • neutralization, purification process - removing non-acylglycerol impurities, FFA in oil;
  • bleaching, designed to improve colour, off-flavour and oxidation products;
  • deodorization, one of major processing steps - in edible oil refining;
  • rheological properties of fish oil - controlling fluid transfer and fish oil purification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Extraction

  • Fish oil properties

  • Conclusions

  • References