Worker - in fish farming - exclusive employer - Salary and Career
Aquatic Animal Breeders

Worker - in fish farming - exclusive employer - 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 Worker - in fish farming - exclusive employer earn

A Worker - in fish farming - exclusive employer earns between $1.167 and $2.458 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.490 and a median salary of $1.470 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 3.823 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Worker - in fish farming - exclusive employer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.490 17.881 373 7
1º Quartile 1.167 13.999 292 5
Median Salary 1.470 17.645 368 7
3º Quartile 1.875 22.496 469 9
Higher Salary 2.458 29.497 615 11

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 Worker - in fish farming - exclusive employer

Aquatic Animal Breeders must:

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

  • Activities

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

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