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A quality index method for squid Uroteuthis (Photololigo) chinensis (Gray, 1849) preserved on ice

Uroteuthis (Photololigo) chinensis L. is one of the most popular kind of seafood that accounts for about 20% of all cephalopod species caught in Vietnam. This study was aimed at developing a quality index method (QIM) scheme to assess the quality and freshness of Loliginid squids. The new method will be of benefit to consumers, fishers, seafood dealers, seafood industry businesses, and controlling entities. The QIM scheme for Loliginid squids was based on the changes registered for 10 sensory parameters, scoring from 0 to 28. The obtained equation for linear correlation with P-value < 0.05 during storage was Y = 1.083 Xtg + 2.866, with coefficient R2 = 0.99. When preserved on ice, the Loliginid squids proved to have a shelf life of 10–12 days. The QIM program and the quality index equation provided a user-friendly, quick, and efficient scientific-based tool that can specify the storage time and estimate the remaining shelf life for Loliginid squids. The scheme can be combined with other chemical quality parameters of freshness to form a full quality assessment program for Loliginid squids.
Ключевые слова
Squid , Uroteuthis (Photololigo) chinensis , sensory properties , QIM , ice storage
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A quality index method for squid Uroteuthis (Photololigo) chinensis (Gray, 1849) preserved on ice. Foods and Raw Materials, 2020, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 216-222
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