9216-Fishery and aquaculture labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Fishery and aquaculture labourers
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Job Description: 
Fishery and aquaculture labourers, perform simple and routine tasks to cultivate, catch and harvest fish and seafood in aquaculture and inland, coastal and deep sea fishing operations.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) cleaning the sea-bed and feeding fish and molluscs that are being cultivated
  • (b) gathering seaweed, sea mosses, clams and other molluscs
  • (c) preparing nets, lines and other fishing tackle and other deck equipment
  • (d) operating fishing gear to catch fish and other marine life
  • (e) cleaning, sorting and packing fish and seafood in ice and salt and stowing catch in hold
  • (f) cleaning deck surfaces and fish hold
  • (g) handling mooring lines during docking.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Aquaculture labourer
- Fishery labourer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Fish farmer - 6221
- Coastal fishery skipper - 6222
- Fisherman/woman (coastal waters) - 6222
- Fisherwoman/man (inland waters) - 6222
- Deep sea fisherman/woman - 6223
- Trawler skipper - 6223

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