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Accompanying Notes
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G. D. STROUD

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD

TORRY RESEARCH STATION

TORRY ADVISORY NOTE No. 77

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Provides background and general information squid including, common, scientific and foreign names, distinguishing features, life history and the fishery. In 1998, squid landings in the UK were 2,100 tonnes, and the value was 4.3 million. Advises on handling and stowage, chilling, freezing, processing, storage life and quality assessment, and emphasises the need for careful handling to avoid damage and loss of quality and value. Gives background information on composition and yield, and products.

(FAO in partnership with Support unit for International Fisheries and Aquatic Research, SIFAR, 2001).


Table of Contents


Introduction
Scientific names
Common names
Distinguishing features
Life history
The fishery
Handling and stowage
Processing
Composition and yield
Products from squid


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