|Small-Scale Processing of Fish (ILO - WEP, 1982, 140 p.)|
|CHAPTER VI. IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE FISH PROCESSING OPERATIONS ON THE ENVIRONMENT|
There are several ways in which fish processing can affect the environment. By increasing the demand for fish, a depletion of fish resources can occur with severe socio-economic as well as environmental consequences. The other possible detrimental effect of fish processing is the possibility of environmental pollution resulting from the waste material which may be created. Each of these will be considered in turn.