Managers in aquaculture

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0823
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Job Duties for Managers in aquaculture

  • Manage the overall operation of a fish hatchery, fish farm or other aquatic farm
  • Identify requirements of the species and select and oversee preparation of site for species cultivation
  • Co-ordinate selection and maintenance of brood stock
  • Determine food requirements and structure feeding regimes
  • Monitor environment and maintain optimum conditions
  • Conduct and supervise stock examination to identify disease or parasites, and apply prescribed medicinal substances to control and prevent infection
  • Operate and maintain cultivating and harvesting equipment
  • Collect and record growth and production data
  • Manage and train aquaculture and fish hatchery support workers and supervise technicians and technologists
  • Maintain financial records and establish market strategies, inventory and quality control methods
  • May scuba dive to inspect sea farm operations
  • May design and construct pens, floating stations and collector strings or fences for sea farms.

Working Conditions for Managers in aquaculture

Work takes place indoors and outdoors in large water-filled facilities. Odours in these facilities may be strong

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