Efforts to address off-flavors in RAS fish are off the charts
Thursday, August 06, 2020, 07:30 (GMT + 9)
Researchers, feed manufacturers and producers are working tirelessly to ensure RAS-raised fish taste better than ever
John Davidson acknowledges that off-flavor is an issue with fish raised in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).
Davidson, a senior research scientist for The Freshwater Institute, a West Virginia, USA-based nonprofit program aimed at providing solutions for environmentally responsible aquaculture, has read (and written) countless research papers, attended conference sessions and participated in ongoing research about the musty odor and taste that affects fish species ranging from Arctic charr and barramundi to rainbow trout and salmon.
“We don’t keep this issue a secret,” he told the Advocate. “It’s a serious issue that we need to pay attention to and we need to be working together to come up with solutions to move past ... FULL STORY