Flesh Content and Nutritional Quality of Tinca tinca
HUANG Feng ① SU De-Xue ② TIAN Yong-Sheng ① SONG Quan-De ③ YAN An-Sheng ① CHEN Di-Ma ① DU Jin-Song ② (①Huazhong Agricultural University,Wuhan 430070; ②Xinjiang F isheries Institute, Urumqi 830000; ③Fisheries Office of Aletai, Xinjiang 836500, China)
The flesh content and nutritional composition of Tinca tinca were measured, and its nutritional quality was evaluated. The flesh rat e for Tinca tinca was 73.59%. Its protein and fat content were 19.73%and 1.2 9%, respec tively. The total content of seven essential amino acids was 7.04%, similar to t he amino acid standard for protein worked out by WHO/FAO. The essential amino ac ids index was 74 38.