Museu Marítimo de Ílhavo
The Maritime Museum of Ílhavo
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Deck pond

mmi-1.jpgIt is the small fish processing plant on board, capable of processing approximately 12 tons per day. It is intended for preparing the fish for later preservation by freezing or salting.
 
One can distinguish two different fish processing methods: manual, used mainly for salted cod; and mechanical, to freeze other species.