Lipids and fatty acids of three species of Northeast Pacific finfish harvested in summer.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Rosemary Wander (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to measure the total lipid and cholesterol content and fatty acid profile of chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), Dover sole (Microstomus pacificus), and sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria). All three species of fish were caught off the coast of Oregon in late summer, 1987. Salmon contained 6.95% total lipid, Dover sole contained 1.03%, and sablefish contained 5.72%. For the fatter fish these values were considerably lower than the average values found in literature. The two fatter fish contained approximately 1 g n-3 fatty acids per 100 g wet weight, again lower than the average values found in literature. This study demonstrates the need to increase the information available about seasonal variation in lipid content of Finfish so that accurate dietary recommendations can he made.

Additional Information

Publication
ournal of Food Composition and Analysis
Language: English
Date: 1991
Keywords
Chinook Salmon, Dover sole, Sablefish, Lipid Content, Cholesterol Content, Fatty Acid Profile