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URUGUAY


Institute of Fisheries Research - State University

Address:

1160 Tomás Basañez, Montevideo 11300

Tel.:

598-2-622 14 96

Fax:

598-2-628 01 21

E-mail:

postmaster@pes.fvet.edu.uy

Website:

http://www.pes.fvet.edu.uy



Head of organization

Dr. Enrique Bertullo, Full Professor

Type of Organization

Teaching and Research Institute

Responsible Authority

Veterinary Faculty, Estate University of Uruguay



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 15

Others: 6

Assistant students: 6

Working Languages:

Spanish, English



Major Fields of Interest:

Fisheries Management Commercial, Artisanal.


Handling:

On board, on shore, in Plant


Processing:

Freezing, fermentation, minced products.


Species:

Cephalopods, frogs, white fish, tuna, crab.


Development:

Traditional and new fish products, traditional packaging, traditional processes, traditional equipment.


Quality:

Fish inspection, quality control, Fish quality assurance: HACCP, SSOP application and audit


Others:

Biochemistry, consultation, training, extension, fishery biology, fish culture, pilot plant product development and small-scale production.



Present Programmes:

Frozen minced products and frozen analogues (Japan Government agreement), frozen breaded portions, salted fish, topshell cannery.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry, biology, processing, microbiology, quality control.


Pilot Plant:

Ice making plant, cold storage, test kitchen, fish culture ponds. Library



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Fish Technology (Undergraduate)

twice yearly

4 months

Spanish

Fish Inspection (Postgraduate)

1-2 times/year

1 month

Spanish

HACCP application

1 time/year

1 month

Spanish

Others:




Title


Duration

Language

Fish Quality Control/Assurance


1 month

Spanish



Serial Publications:

Institute of Fisheries Research Bulletin


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