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Table 2 Different thawing techniques used in European facilities to thaw fish for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

From: Vitamin blood concentration and vitamin supplementation in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in European facilities

Number Thawing technique used Time (if specified)
6 Thawing in a refrigerator only Overnight (12–14 h)
4 Thawing first in refrigerator, then under running water  
3 Thawing at room temperature only Overnight (12–14 h)
3 Thawing first at room temperature, then under running water  
2 Thawing first in refrigerator, then at room temperature  
1 Thawing under running water only  
  1. N Number of institutions using this thawing techniques