Mitilicutor - Salary and Career
Aquatic Animal Breeders

Mitilicutor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They handle and feed aquatic animals. They control the aquatic environment, monitor and build aquatic facilities. They organize breeding of aquatic animals and take care of their sanity. They plan breeding, benefit and commercialize aquatic animals.

How much does an Mitilicutor earn

A Mitilicutor earns between $1.404 and $2.019 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.458 and a median salary of $1.444 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 48 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Mitilicutor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.458 17.496 365 7
1º Quartile 1.404 16.843 351 6
Median Salary 1.444 17.325 361 7
3º Quartile 1.540 18.475 385 7
Higher Salary 2.019 24.225 505 9

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • fishermen and forestry extractors
      • fishermen and hunters
        • aquatic animal breeders

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Main workplaces

Aquatic Animal Breeders these occupations are performed by workers with a formal contract, employed in nurseries. Only the mussel breeder works on his own. The work is in a team, with permanent supervision. Mussel and turtle farmers are subject to occasional supervision. The work is carried out in the open, during the day. Shrimp, alligator, mussel, oyster and fish farmers are subject to climate variation. Shrimp, mussel, oyster and fish farmers spend long periods in the water to perform their duties.

What does it take to work in the field of Aquatic Animal Breeders

Schooling for all occupations is at elementary level. For alligator, mussel and chelonian breeders, access is free, with no previous experience required. For shrimp, oyster, fish and frog farmers, the full exercise of the activities requires a year of experience. No professional qualification is required, except for mussel and fish farmers, who complete up to two hundred hours of basic professional training.

Functions and activities of Mitilicutor

Aquatic Animal Breeders must:

  • building water facilities;
  • building aquatic facilities;
  • control aquatic environment;
  • feed aquatic animals;
  • monitor aquatic installations;
  • build water facilities;
  • monitor water facilities;
  • handling water animals;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • feeding aquatic animals;
  • care for the health of aquatic animals;
  • handling aquatic animals;
  • build aquatic facilities;
  • benefit aquatic animals;
  • trade aquatic animals;
  • plan aquatic animal husbandry;
  • plan aquatic animal breeding;
  • monitor aquatic facilities;
  • organize reproduction of aquatic animals;
  • commercialize aquatic animals;
  • caring for the health of aquatic animals;

  • Activities

    • assist induction of reproduction by application of hormones;
    • pack mussels;
    • fertilize ponds;
    • sell products at fairs, exhibitions and commercial establishments;
    • collect oyster larvae;
    • debug oysters;
    • fishing fish;
    • research consumer market for aquatic animals;
    • define work team;
    • casting shrimp;
    • control water turbidity;
    • identify the sex of alligators and turtles;
    • grow plants to feed turtles;
    • have physical strength to repair water facilities;
    • build nurseries;
    • brush trays and screens;
    • arrange project development;
    • prepare feed;
    • building nurseries;
    • settle ponds with larvae;
    • grow plankton;
    • deposit spawning frogs in hatching tanks;
    • check feed quantity in stocks and silos;
    • transport aquatic animals for commercialization;
    • supervise points of sale;
    • killing frogs;
    • set grow place;
    • scaling area of cultivation;
    • pack oysters;
    • build net tank;
    • calculate project cost and benefit;
    • control water temperature;
    • providing environmental impact study;
    • slaughter alligators;
    • building longlines;
    • introduce oyster larvae collectors on mats;
    • pack fish;
    • applying medication topically;
    • buy feed;
    • collect plankton;
    • check amount of feed in stocks and silos;
    • ozonize water;
    • build siege;
    • take the skin of fish, frogs and alligators;
    • remove predators, competitors and dead animals;
    • define aquatic species;
    • releasing rockets;
    • mixing eggs and semen;
    • show sensitivity to aquatic animals;
    • killing turtles;
    • classify animals;
    • identify natural resources;
    • incubate eggs;
    • mate breeding frogs in pens;
    • work as a team;
    • weighing alligators;
    • repair gates;
    • count animals;
    • identify sick animals;
    • repair nets and screens;
    • clean ponds, ponds and stalls;
    • build tanks;
    • control water oxygen level;
    • scaling crop area;
    • clean mussels;
    • collecting oysters;
    • improvise in adverse situations;
    • shim ponds and tanks;
    • measure animals;
    • contact producers for partnerships;
    • disclose products in the media;
    • calculate daily feed consumption;
    • monitor visits to aquatic facilities;
    • pack shrimp;
    • install electrical system;
    • negotiate prices;
    • select oyster larvae;
    • anesthetize frogs and alligators by thermal shock;
    • transferring animals between tanks, ponds and nets;
    • assist in the selection of sires and breeders;
    • plowing nurseries;
    • collect mussels;
    • repair channels;
    • install waterworks;
    • plow nurseries;
    • build bays;
    • clear enclosures, poles and longline;
    • clear ponds and ponds;
    • distribute feed in feeders;
    • build feeders;
    • control air temperature and humidity;
    • pack frogs;
    • renew water from ponds, tanks and stalls;
    • applying medicines to fish by dipping;
    • disinfect feeders and nets;
    • diluting medicines in water;
    • applying medication orally;
    • pack alligators;
    • collect spawn of frogs;
    • supervise feeding times;
    • install theft protection system;
    • have manual dexterity;
    • weighing animals;
    • repair longline;
    • grind fish;
    • repair dikes;
    • improvise in adverse situations;
    • isolate animals for treatment and quarantine;
    • classify animals;
    • collect alligator eggs;
    • repair networks and screens;
    • repair nets and screens;
    • control soil ph;
    • install filters;
    • launch feed in ponds;
    • build mats;
    • determine production standard;
    • sterilize ponds, tanks and stalls;
    • install protective screens;
    • research input supplier market;
    • provide fasting of fish, frogs, shrimp and alligators;
    • provide fasting for fish, frogs, shrimp and alligators;
    • untap turtles;
    • fillet fish;
    • killing fish by heat shock;
    • return oysters in sieges;
    • slaughter shrimp by thermal shock;
    • clear ponds and tanks;
    • examine behavior of aquatic animals;
    • shrimp fillet;
    • define machinery and equipment;
    • set breeding system;
    • check tray markers;
    • introduce mussel larvae collectors;
    • harvesting frogs;
    • assistant to remove eggs and semen by extrusion;
    • adding brine shrimp cysts in tanks;
    • control water salinity;
    • control water ph;

    Sectors that hire Mitilicutor the most in the job market

    • fish breeding in freshwater
    • preservation of fish, crustaceans and molluscs
    • horticulture

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