Frog farming technician - Salary and Career
Aquaculture Technicians

Frog farming technician - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They organize the reproduction of aquatic animals, such as fish, shrimp, mussels, oysters and frogs, among others, collect breeding material, control animal health and predation, monitor water quality, feed, capture and benefit aquatic animals from ponds, tanks and marine farms. They provide technical assistance and help in the elaboration of projects, guiding the construction of facilities in aquaculture farms and a system for raising aquatic animals. They can teach courses.

How much does an Frog farming technician earn

A Frog farming technician earns between $0 and $0 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.666 and a median salary of $2.169 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 3 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Frog farming technician

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.666 31.991 666 12
1º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Median Salary 2.169 26.028 542 10
3º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Higher Salary 0 0 0 0

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the biological, biochemical, health sciences
      • agricultural production technicians
        • aquaculture technicians

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Main workplaces

Aquaculture Technicians they work in fish, crustacean and mollusc farms owned by private companies, in research and rural extension agencies, in fishing companies and related activities. They are salaried or self-employed under occasional supervision. They work as a team, in the open and during the day. Eventually, they are exposed to toxic materials, loud noise, animal attacks and the weather.

What does it take to work in the field of Aquaculture Technicians

The exercise of these occupations requires a high school technical course in one of the following qualifications: agricultural or livestock technician, with a specialization in aquaculture or, more recently, technician in fish farming or aquaculture, with the introduction of these courses in some agrotechnical schools in the country. The full exercise of the activities occurs after one to two years of experience in the specialized breeding in which they work.

Functions and activities of Frog farming technician

Aquaculture Technicians must:

  • organize breeding aquatic animals;
  • feed aquatic animals;
  • provide technical assistance;
  • prepare nurseries, tanks and farms;
  • control sanity and predation of aquatic animals;
  • prepare nurseries, tanks, and farming stalls;
  • prepare ponds, ponds and pens for cultivation;
  • monitor water quality;
  • prepare nurseries, tanks and pens for cultivation;
  • prepare nurseries, tanks and farming bays;
  • prepare nurseries, tanks and stalls for cultivation;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • preparing nurseries, tanks and pens for cultivation;
  • prepare nurseries, tanks and bays for cultivation;
  • organize reproduction of aquatic animals;
  • capture water animals;
  • collect reproduction material;
  • benefit aquatic animals;
  • capture aquatic animals;

  • Activities

    • building a footbath structure;
    • place screens in ponds, ponds, stalls and sluices;
    • slicing fish in steak;
    • mate breeders;
    • seal ponds, ponds and pen sluices;
    • salinate ponds;
    • inject drugs and hormones;
    • pack aquatic animals;
    • sterilize nurseries, tanks and pens;
    • assist in the preparation of aquaculture projects;
    • grade pond soil;
    • build structures for oyster fattening;
    • identify fungi, bacteria and parasites;
    • add medicines in feed;
    • build settling ponds;
    • install oyster and mussel seed collectors;
    • forward samples for laboratory analysis;
    • measure temperature;
    • extract oysters and mussels;
    • assemble aeration equipment;
    • supervise transport of aquatic animals;
    • anesthetize aquatic animals by electric shock;
    • create worms;
    • make traps for capturing aquatic animals;
    • set feed type;
    • package post-larvae in nurseries;
    • select breeders;
    • guide aquatic animal husbandry system;
    • breed flies;
    • fishing fish and shrimp with a net;
    • killing aquatic animals by heat shock;
    • catch fish and shrimp with a cast net;
    • supply nurseries, tanks and pens with water;
    • grading pond soil;
    • fix scarecrows to scare away predators;
    • install water purification filter;
    • fishing mussels from marine farms (harvest);
    • mixing eggs and semen (fertilization);
    • catch fish and shrimp from ponds and ponds;
    • measure oxygen;
    • make net, cast net and net;
    • calculate average weight;
    • coordinate work team;
    • collect pituitary gland of fish and frog;
    • measure ph of water;
    • remove female shrimp eye for spawning (ablation) induction;
    • fishing fish and shrimp with net;
    • build a footbath structure;
    • test degree of maturation of eggs;
    • inspect extractive activities;
    • isolate aquatic animals in quarantine;
    • measure breeders and eggs;
    • guide aquatic animal breeding system;
    • prepare feed;
    • apply medicines by immersion;
    • clear ponds and ponds;
    • grind aquatic animals;
    • multiply zooplankton;
    • measure transparency;
    • release rockets to scare away predators;
    • freeze aquatic animals;
    • fishing fish with hook;
    • collect larvae from incubators;
    • seal ponds, ponds and pens;
    • set feeding time;
    • flexible working hours depending on the activity;
    • drain ponds, tanks and pens;
    • bleeding aquatic animals;
    • check egg and larva development;
    • collect gametes by thermal shock;
    • count eggs and larvae;
    • dissolve medicines in water;
    • eviscerate aquatic animals;
    • measure turbidity;
    • multiply benthic;
    • measure level of ammonia, nitrite and nitrate;
    • fix fishing gear;
    • show creativity in rescuing aquatic creations;
    • collect eggs and semen by extrusion;
    • distribute feed;
    • deliver courses and lectures;
    • collect eggs;
    • make oyster and mussel seed collectors;
    • perform visual analysis of aquatic animals;
    • distribute feeders;
    • perform asepsis of equipment and utensils;
    • check shrimp seedling percentage;
    • collect post-larvae for sex reversal;
    • perceiving behavior of aquatic animals;
    • negotiate for the purchase and sale of aquatic animals;
    • fillet aquatic animals;
    • collect gametes by scraping;
    • request medication purchases;
    • add medicines to feed;
    • install water purification filter;
    • show creativity in the rescue of aquatic creations;
    • calculate feed quantity;
    • build structures for mussel fattening;
    • sanitize incubator;
    • debug aquatic animals;
    • perform topographic survey;
    • measure salinity;
    • coordinate the work team;
    • guide the construction of facilities in aquaculture farms;
    • collect eggs;
    • incubate eggs;
    • adapt aquaculture materials and equipment;
    • measure transparency;
    • fishing fish with fixed enclosure;
    • multiply phytoplankton;
    • hydrate eggs;
    • anesthetize aquatic animals by hypothermia (stunning);
    • rate aquatic animals;
    • size water flow;
    • fertilize ponds and ponds;
    • apply drugs by immersion;
    • take water samples;
    • place screens in ponds, tanks, pens and sluices;

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