"Seafoods" covers selected but most important aspects of fish processing with emphasis on quality, technology and nutraceutical applications in an up-to-date survey. The aspects of seafood quality covered range from the impact of slaughter procedures, through protein functionality, texture, flavour, histamine toxicity to the important aspects of practical evaluation of quality and measurement of fish content. Technological aspects concentrate on automation in fish processing, waste water treatment and possible uses of value added products from fish waste. With respect to novel applications of the marine resource the important areas of marine nutraceuticals / functional foods are discussed in detail. This book is highly recommended for scientists and technologists in the seafood industries. It is also of proven value to fish processing professionals, quality managers, processors, nutritional and sensory scientists.