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6152 INLAND AND COASTAL WATERS FISHERY WORKERS
 


    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 organisations or at markets.

    Tasks include -

    (a) preparing and repairing nets and other fishing gear and equipment;

    (b) operating fishing vessels to, from and at fishing grounds;

    (c) baiting, setting and hauling in fishing gear;

    (d) gathering different forms of aquatic life from shores and shallow waters;

    (e) cleaning, freezing, icing or salting catch

    (f) delivering or marketing products;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Diver, oyster

  • Diver, sponge

  • Fisherman, coastal waters

  • Fisherwoman, inland waters


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Department manager, production and operations/fishing - 1221

  • General manager, fishing - 1311

  • Labourer, fishery - 9213

  • Managing director, enterprise/fishing - 1210


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.