The effect of sodium chloride (solute) concentration and immersion time on weight reduction (WR), water loss (WL), solid gain (SG), mass shrinkage ratio (SR) and dehydration efficiency index (EI) on Catfish during osmotic dehydration were studied. Results show that, at 95% confidence level, all the above kinetic parameters were significantly affected by both immersion time and solute concentration levels. However, F7 which contains 70% sodium chloride and 30% water presented the best results in all kinetic parameters investigated and therefore recommended.

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W., ETEKPE, G. W., SAMSON, D.J., Burubai,. Osmotic Dehydration Kinetics of Catfish (Clarias garipinus) Muscles in Sodium Chloride Solution. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research, [S.l.], may 2015. ISSN 2249-4626. Available at: <https://journalofscience.org/index.php/GJSFR/article/view/1610>. Date accessed: 13 aug. 2022.