A FIELD GUIDE TO THE TYPES OF INSECTS AND MITES INFESTING CURED FISH


 

 

 

 

 

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FAO FISHERIES TECHNICAL PAPER - 303
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

C.P. Haines and D.P. Rees
Storage Department
Overseas Development
Natural Resources Institute
Slough, Berkshire, UK

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 1989

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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

l. INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

1.1 Importance of insects and mites on cured fish
1.2 Life-cycle and development of insects and mites
1.3 General ecology of insects and mites on cured fish
1.4 Collection and examination of insects and mites
1.5 Preservation of specimens
1.6 Main types of insects and mites found on cured fish

2. NECROBIA RUFIPES

2.1 Common names
2.2 Description and recognition features
2.3 Life-cycle
2.4 Ecology
2.5 Damage caused to cured fish
2.6 Ecological factors in relation to loss reduction

3. DERMESTS SPP

3.1 Specific and common names
3.2 Description and recognition features
3.3 Life-cycle
3.4 Ecology
3.5 Damage caused to cured fish
3.6 Ecological factors in relation to loss reduction

4. LARDOGLYPHUS SPP.

4.1 Specific and common names
4.2 Description and recognition features
4.3 Life-cycle
4.4 Ecology
4.5 Damage caused to cured fish
4.6 Ecological factors in relation to loss reduction

5. DIPTERA

5.1 Scientific and common names
5.2 Description and recognition features
5.3 Life-cycle
5.4 Ecology
5.5 Damage caused to cured fish
5.6 Ecological factors in relation to loss reduction

6. BIBLIOGRAPHY

6.1 General entomology and acarology
6.2 Pests of cured fish (and other dried food)
6.3 Necrobia rufipes
6.4 Dermestes spp
6.5 Lardoglyphus spp
6.6 Diptera