6222-Inland and coastal waters fishery workers

Job Title: 

Inland and coastal waters fishery workers

Job Description: 

Inland and coastal waters fishery workers, alone or as members of fishing-vessel crews, catch fish or gather

other forms of aquatic life in inland or coastal waters, for sale or delivery on a regular basis to wholesale buyers,
marketing organizations or at markets.


Tasks include

  • preparing and repairing nets and other fishing gear and equipment
  • selecting area for fishing, plotting courses and computing navigational positions using compass, charts and other aids
  • operating fishing vessels to, from and at fishing grounds
  • baiting, setting, operating and hauling in fishing gear by hand or using hoisting equipment
  • gathering various forms of aquatic life from shores and shallow waters
  • maintaining engine fishing gear and other on-board equipment
  • keeping records of transactions, fishing activities, weather and sea conditions and estimating costs and budgets
  • sorting, and storing catch in holds with salt and ice
  • removing catches from fishing equipment, measuring them to ensure compliance with legal size and returning undesirable or illegal catches to the water
  • direct fishing operations, and supervising fishing crew members.
Specific Occupations: 

General manger (fishery) (market)

Fisherman, coastal waters(market)

Sponge hooker(market)

Fisherman (inland waters) (market)

Fishery worker, skilled (coastal waters) (market)

Fishery worker, skilled (inland) (market)

Captain, fishing: coastal waters(market)

Skipper, coastal fishery (market)

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2302