Report of onsite training fish handling onboard fishing vessels
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This report is a part of onsite training on fish handling onboard fishing vessels for fishers, fishery officers, key stakeholders, and students that conducted 1-day training on 8 July 2022 at 09:00–15:00 hrs. at the Prince of Songkhla University, Pattani Campus Thailand. The onsite training on fish handling onboard fishing vessels was granted by the Japanese Trust Fund 6, Phase II in the year 2022. The onsite training of fish handling onboard fishing vessels aims to provide technical knowledge on fish handling techniques applicable to various fishing operations for the Thai fishing fleet through the training program, participants understood the importance of hygiene, cleanliness, and important key factors contributing to the reduction of post-harvest losses onboard. The subjects of the training program include a literature review and discussion of good practices for fish handling techniques onboard, fish storage, and ways to improve fresh quality at landing sites using simple techniques applied to various fisheries in Thailand. The appropriate and applicable methods for reducing post-harvest loss of coastal and offshore fishing vessels are vital in maintaining the catch's freshness, thereby minimizing post-harvest losses. Such methods include icing, ice seawater, and a refrigeration system onboard. To cultivate an understanding of participants on fish handling tools, facilities, the current situation, and the problem of fish handling in Thailand, through literature reviews, presentations, and discussions provided in the training program, participants also can be learned and carried out their experience during this training program. There were 2 sessions at the onsite training: (1) Technical information and knowledge for onboard fish handling and (2) Discussion/evaluation. This report summarizes
Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center. (2022). Report of onsite training fish handling onboard fishing vessels.