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What do aquaculture farmers do?

  • plan and coordinate the operation of hatcheries
  • monitor the environment to maintain optimal growing conditions
  • transport stock to new tanks, ponds, cages and floating net pens
  • direct and oversee the harvesting, grading, packaging, sale, purchase and transportation of stock
  • manage business capital including budgeting, taxation, debt and loan management
  • may select, train and supervise staff and contractors

Very low

projected job openings

$52-$65k

qualified full-time wage

78%

employed full-time

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