Aquaculture Workers

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Aquaculture Workers

Aquaculture Workers perform routine tasks in breeding and raising fish and other aquatic stock.

Fun facts

  • Stable Future Growth
  • NA Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 68% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 14% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by aquaculture workers. A few are listed below:

  • feeding and grading fish, and monitoring their growth
  • assisting with farm layout and constructing nets, long-lines and cages
  • checking and looking after equipment and fish housing
  • operating pumps and other equipment
  • testing and checking on water quality
  • removing dead and dying fish
  • operating lifting equipment such as forklifts and small cranes
  • harvesting fish, and sorting and packing for transportation
  • restocking pens, pools, tanks, ponds, rivers and dams with juvenile fish
  • collecting and recording growth, production and water quality data

Specific occupations

  • Aquaculture Worker