An Investigation on the Indigenous Method of Fish Drying in Bandipora District of Kashmir Valley
T. H. Bhat*, Rizwana, M. H. Balkhi and Bilal Ahmad Bhat
Journal Title:Journal of Chemical, Biological and physical sciences
The study conducted in district Bandipora that is one of the major fish
producing districts of Kashmir valley. Sun drying of fish adopted by all the fishers of
this district and contributes significantly to their income. The conventional method
employed in drying of fishes is unscientific and can cause serious health hazards.
Quality assurance of processed fish is of utmost concern that has greater implications
from health point of view. In this backdrop, the present study conducted to investigate
and report the traditional method of fish drying.