NOC 8613 – Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers


  • aquaculture support worker
  • aquaculture worker
  • clam digger
  • dulse gatherer
  • fish farm helper
  • fish farm worker
  • fish hatchery attendant
  • fish hatchery tagger
  • fish hatchery worker – aquaculture
  • fish tagger
  • fry marker
  • fry marker – fishing
  • fry tagger
  • hatchery helper
  • hatchery worker – aquaculture
  • Irish moss gatherer
  • lobster pound attendant
  • marine plant gatherer
  • mussel farm labourer
  • mussel harvester
  • oyster harvester
  • oyster picker
  • oyster picker-shucker
  • quahog digger
  • sea farm attendant
  • sea farm worker
  • seaweed gatherer
  • shellfish bed attendant
  • shellfish harvester

Job Duties

Aquaculture support workers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Assist aquaculture technicians in the operation of fish hatcheries or other aquatic farms
  • Feed aquaculture stocks, vaccinate stocks, perform culling and marking or banding techniques and report any observed irregularities in stocks
  • Operate, maintain and clean pumps, filters, tanks and other aquaculture equipment and clean and maintain aquaculture enclosures
  • Keep daily records of water flow and fish, shellfish and marine plant samples
  • Grade and weigh aquaculture stocks
  • Prepare aquaculture stocks for market
  • May operate boats for aquaculture operations.

Marine plant gatherers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Rake seaweed, dulse or Irish moss from beach, rocks or shallow water and load into a cart, wagon or other receptacles
  • Spread gatherings to dry and remove foreign objects
  • Transport gatherings to processing plant.

Mollusk harvesters perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Dig clams from beds with spades, forks or other instruments, or collect other mollusks
  • Clean, sort and transport mollusks to market.

Employment Requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required.
  • Shellfish harvesters require commercial fishing licences.
  • Marine Emergency Duties certificate may be required for some occupations in this unit group.


  • Fishermen/women (8262)
  • Fishing vessel deckhands (8441)
  • Managers in aquaculture (0823)

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