A Survey of the Methods of Fish Processing and Preservation Employed By Artisanal Fishermen in Kaduna City

M C Emere, D M Dibal


Difference methods used in processing and preservation of fish by artisanal fishermen in Kaduna city were studied. The methods of processing include washing, clearing, curing, drying and smoking while preservation involved different types of traditional ovens and freezing. Both men and women were involved in processing and the best method of fish preservation was freezing. The level of literacy and age of the fish processors were related to the preservation methods adopted.

Keywords: Fish, processing, preservation, artisanal fishermen and Kaduna city

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