Tasks

  • breeding, raising and cultivating fish, mussels, oysters and other forms of aquatic life as cash crops or for release into freshwater or saltwater
  • collecting and recording growth, production, and environmental data
  • conducting and supervising stock examinations in order to identify diseases or parasites
  • monitoring environments to ensure maintenance of optimum conditions for aquatic life
  • directing and monitoring trapping and spawning of fish, egg incubation, and fry rearing, applying knowledge of management and fish culturing techniques
  • cleaning, freezing, icing or salting catch on- or offshore and preparing fish and other products for shipment
  • maintaining buildings, tanks, machinery, boats and other equipment
  • delivering or marketing products
  • renting or investing in buildings, equipment and machinery and purchasing food and other supplies
  • supervising and training aquaculture and fish hatchery support workers

    Educational level

    • Skilled
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