Planning and managing the operation of hatcheries taking into consideration environmental and market factors;
Breeding, raising and tending fish and collecting its derivatives;
Monitoring and maintaining water quality to maintain health standards and optimal growth conditions;
Identifying and controlling against toxins and environmental diseases;
Directing and supervising catching, grading and packaging of fish, prawns, oysters and stock of other aquatic life forms;
Preparing fish and other products for shipment;
Cleaning, freezing, pickling or salting aquatic products;
Maintaining ponds, cages, water temperature and equipment;
Delivering or marketing products; and
Performing related tasks.
What are the skills required?
Skills, knowledege and abilities that are essential to carry out a task with determined results. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.
The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
The activity or business of growing crops and raising livestock.
Field of Study Required
Field of study consists of a broad area of academic and skills qualifications that come under a similar branch of subject knowledge. In addition, courses offered under each field of study require similar academic entry requirements.