Ammonia: Possible Use for Preserving Fish

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Science  11 Oct 1963:
Vol. 142, Issue 3589, pp. 233-234
DOI: 10.1126/science.142.3589.233


Eviscerated oil sardines (Sardinella longiceps) that have been treated with ammonia can be stored at a temperature of 25 ° to 30 ° C for more than 2 months without deterioration of their nutritive value. There is no measurable residue of ammonia in the final product.