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fish meal

fish meal Surplus fish, waste from filleting (fish‐house waste), and fish unsuitable for human consumption are dried and powdered. The resultant meal is a valuable source of protein for animal feed, or, after deodorization, as human food since it contains about 70% protein. That made from white fish is termed white fish meal, distinct from the oily type which is sometimes of very poor quality and is generally used as fertilizer.

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fish meal

fish meal (also fish·meal) • n. ground dried fish used as fertilizer or animal feed.

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