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Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center

Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center works with the fishing and seafood industries to develop new solutions to industry's problems. We direct our efforts in five areas: seafood harvesting technology, seafood processing technology, seafood quality and safety, contaminants, and collaborative ecosystems research.

Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center works with the fishing and seafood industries to develop new solutions to industry's problems. We direct our efforts in five areas: seafood harvesting technology, seafood processing technology, seafood quality and safety, contaminants, and collaborative ecosystems research.



The mission of the UAF Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center is to increase the value of Alaska's fishing industry and marine resources through research, technological development, education and service.


What's New?


Seafood Processing Quality Control Training
November 10-19 at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center
Contact:
Chris Sannito, csannito@alaska.com; 907-539-2012
The Seafood Processing Quality Control (SPQC) training program includes classroom lectures and hands-on activities in the KSMSC pilot plant and laboratory to build the expertise required by seafood quality control professionals. The program is designed to broaden skills and overall knowledge in the areas of seafood safety, regulatory requirements, sanitation, sensory analysis and other topics for salmon and whitefish (see link to agenda). Participation from major state and federal agencies will be included. [Learn more]


HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Workshop
November 20-21 at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center
Contact:
Chris Sannito, csannito@alaska.com; 907-539-2012
HACCP is a process that has been established for seafood processing to prevent foodborne illness. This workshop trains Alaska seafood processors to meet requirements of this federally mandated program. [Learn more]


Ammonia Refrigeration Class
December 15-19 at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center
Contact:
Chris Sannito, csannito@alaska.com; 907-539-2012
This 5-day ammonia refrigeration training class is designed to introduce technicians to ammonia refrigeration system safety, theory, design, operation, and maintenance. The class runs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day and instructor is Dan Mielke, UAA. The course will be a combination of in-class study, observation of operating equipment, and hands-on training with an emphasis on plant operation. Course includes instructional materials and results in 4 CUEs. [Learn more]