Year 2019, Volume 8 , Issue 1, Pages 13 - 22 2019-06-30

Determination of Usage Potential of Some Mediterranean Rays in Fish Oil Production

Deniz AYAS [1] , Elif Ayşe ERDOĞAN ELİUZ [2] , Ferit PERİ [3] , Mısra BAKAN [4]


In this study, it was determined the chemical composition of the four ray species (Dasyatis pastinaca, Raja radula, Raja clavata and Torpedo marmorata) caught from Mersin Bay in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea. For this purpose, lipid levels, fatty acid profiles, macro-trace elements, and heavy metal levels in the liver and muscle tissues of the Mediterranean rays were investigated. Lipid levels of liver tissue of D. pastinaca, R. radula, R. clavata, T. marmorata were determined to be 80.21%, 53.73%, 45.57% and 45.26%, respectively; while lipid levels for muscle tissue were 1.62%, 1.31%, 1.20% and 1.43%, respectively. In the fatty acid composition of muscle tissues of the rays; ∑SFAs (total saturated fatty acids) levels were reported to be between 30.46% and 35.00%, ∑MUFAs (total saturated fatty acids) levels were 21.49% to 27.77%, ∑PUFAs (total polyunsaturated fatty acids) levels were 28.76% to 35.69%; while for liver tissues; ∑SFAs levels were reported to be between 25.76% and 31.15%, ∑MUFAs levels were 23.43% to 30.66%, ∑PUFAs levels were 21.86% to 30.54%. According to data of this current study, no potential toxic metals (Cr, As, Cd, Pb, Hg) were detected in the fish oils obtained from the tissues. Finally, it was showed that these fish had potential for fish oil production because of their having fat in the liver tissues and there were also no potential heavy metal in the both muscle oil and liver oil, being rather healthy.

Dasyatis pastinaca, Raja radula, Raja clavata, Torpedo marmorata, Heavy metal, Fatty acid
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Primary Language en
Subjects Marine and Freshwater Biology
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Author: Deniz AYAS

Author: Elif Ayşe ERDOĞAN ELİUZ (Primary Author)
Institution: MERSİN MESLEK YÜKSEKOKULU
Country: Turkey


Author: Ferit PERİ

Author: Mısra BAKAN

Supporting Institution Research Fund of Mersin University in Turkey
Project Number 2017-1-TP2-2173
Thanks This study was supported by the Research Fund of Mersin University in Turkey with Project Number: 2017-1-TP2-2173.
Dates

Application Date : November 9, 2018
Acceptance Date : May 30, 2019
Publication Date : June 30, 2019

APA AYAS, D , ERDOĞAN ELİUZ, E , PERİ, F , BAKAN, M . (2019). Determination of Usage Potential of Some Mediterranean Rays in Fish Oil Production. Marine Science and Technology Bulletin , 8 (1) , 13-22 . DOI: 10.33714/masteb.480957