Salmon Quality for Gillnet Fishermen
A series of short videos suggesting ideas to maintain salmon quality during harvest
Created by Deborah Mercy, program development media specialist at the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program. Units below are minutes:seconds.
Maintaining the natural quality of salmon depends on careful handling by the fisherman.
Flavor, odor, texture, and freshness are qualities that are important to consumers.
Designing your boat so it is convenient to do the work will make it easier to maintain quality.
Practicing a few key fishing techniques can help preserve quality.
Salmon must be handled with care when removed from the gillnet.
Dressing and pressure bleeding can help maintain fresh-caught quality.
Keeping fish cold is one of the most important things you can do to preserve the quality of your fish.
Fish must be unloaded with care to maintain a high-quality product.
Surfaces must be cleaned continually to prevent spoilage or decomposition of the fish caused by bacteria.