9216-Fishery and aquaculture labourers

Job Title: 

Fishery and aquaculture labourers

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.


Tasks include

  • cleaning the sea-bed and feeding fish and molluscs that are being cultivated
  • gathering seaweed, sea mosses, clams and other molluscs
  • preparing nets, lines and other fishing tackle and other deck equipment
  • operating fishing gear to catch fish and other marine life
  • cleaning, sorting and packing fish and seafood in ice and salt and stowing catch in hold
  • cleaning deck surfaces and fish hold
  • handling mooring lines during docking.
Specific Occupations: 

Labourer (fishery)/ Beachcomber/ Gatherer, seaweed/ Gatherer, shellfish

Labourer, hunting

Labourer, trapping

Labourer, aquaculture

Labourer, fish farm

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2426