Isolation and Identification of Histamine-forming bacteria in frozen Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)

  title={Isolation and Identification of Histamine-forming bacteria in frozen Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)},
  author={Valiollah Koohdar and Vadood Razavilar and Abasali Motalebi and F Mosakhani and Tooraj Valinassab},
  journal={Iranian Journal of Fisheries Sciences},
In this study a series of experiments were carried out to detect and identify histamine-forming bacteria and analyze histamine content for evaluation of current harvesting and post harvesting procedures. The target fish was Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) in which the samples were collected from Oman Sea waters harvested by gillnet or purse seine methods. Bacteriological isolates and the amount of histamine were obtained from the muscle around the gills. The obtained results indicated that the… Expand

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