Fish Parts Spawn New Products
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Alaska Fish Radio is always tracking reports about how seafood of all sorts is being used in amazing ways.
Here are some of the latest finds – this month a student in Canada discovered that the oils extracted from fish heads and intestines can be used to make an alternative to plastic, which many people don’t know is derived from petroleum. Twenty-three year old Courtney Laprise at Memorial University in Newfoundland is now testing the fish-based plastic for its mechanical and strength properties...
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