6223-Deep-sea fishery workers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Deep-sea fishery workers
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Job Description: 
Deep-sea fishery workers, as skippers or members of fishing vessel crews, catch deep-sea fish, for sale or delivery to wholesale buyers, marketing organizations or at markets.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) preparing and repairing nets and other fishing gear and equipment
  • (b) commanding and operating fishing vessels to from and at deep-sea fishing grounds
  • (c) determining areas for fishing, plotting courses and computing navigational positions using compass, charts, tables and other aids
  • (d) steering vessels and operating navigational instruments and electronic fishing aids
  • (e) directing fishing operations and supervising crew activities
  • (f) recording fishing progress, activities, weather and sea conditions on ship's log
  • (g) baiting, setting and hauling in fishing gear
  • (h) cleaning, freezing, icing or salting catch on- or offshore
  • (i) selecting and training vessel crews.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Deep sea fisherman/woman
- Trawler skipper


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Fishing operations manager - 1312
- Fisherman/woman (coastal waters) - 6222
- Fisherman/woman (inland waters) - 6222
- Coastal fishery skipper - 6222
- Fishing labourer - 9216

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