The available database comprises research projects in Fisheries, Aquaculture, Seafood Processing and Marine Biotechnology active in the time period 2003-2022.
BlueBio is an ERA-NET COFUND created to directly identify new and improve existing ways of bringing bio-based products and services to the market and find new ways of creating value from in the blue bioeconomy.

More information on the BlueBio project and participating funding organizations is available on the BlueBio website: www.bluebioeconomy.eu

Last Update: 2018/03/29

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Aquaculture
Sea Food Processing
Arsenolipids in fish oil, fish feed, fish and other seafood
National
National
Heidi Amlund
heidi.amlund@nifes.no
NIFES - National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (Norway)
NA - Not available (Not available)
2008
2013
€ NA
NA
Arsenic exists in many different chemical forms in the marine environment, of which the water-soluble arsenicals are well studied. The toxicity of arsenic compounds depends on their chemical form, with inorganic arsenic being the most toxic. Knowledge regarding arsenolipids (lipid soluble arsenic compounds) is limited. Although arsenolipids are present in considerable quantities in fish oil (reported concentrations range from 4 to 15 mg As/kg) and other marine samples, the structures of these compounds are essentially unknown. The revised project aims to generate knowledge on arsenolipids in fish oil and other marine samples, with a main aim of developing methods for the determination of arsenolipids in marine samples using capillary HPCL-ICPMS and capillary HPLC-ESI MS/MS. In addition, some of the major arsenolipids in fish oil will be characterised and the occurrence of arsenolipids in marine products will be documented in a preliminary study. The revised project will generate knowledge on arsenolipids as a potential risk factor in the food value chain; Industrial fish -> Fish oil -> Fish feed -> Cultured fish -> Consumer. The results obtained within the project will be of importance to national and international food authorities in their evaluation and risk assessment of the consequences of arsenolipids for food safety and fish welfare. Furthermore, the results will also be of value for the aquaculture industry and the fishery sector.
Animal welfare; Food safety; Toxic substances; Risk assessment;
Not associated to marine areas
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