Sensory attributes of haddock balls in the cold

Haddock balls suffer from the cold, according to this Icelandic study:

SENSORY ATTRIBUTES OF HADDOCK BALLS AFFECTED BY ADDED FISH PROTEIN ISOLATE AND FROZEN STORAGE,”  Gholam Reza Shaviklo [pictured here], Sigurjon Arason, Gudjon Thorkelsson, Kolbrun Sveinsdottir and Emilia Martinsdottir, Journal of Sensory Studies, vol. 25 (2010) 316–331. (Thanks to investigators Philip Rubin and Robert Remez for bringing this to our attention.) The authors, at the University of Iceland, report on their experiment:

“The results showed that both groups of haddock balls containing isolate and control sample had no deformation during the setting of fish balls.”