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Job Description

A Fish Farmer will breed and rear fish, this may be for food or in some cases for ornamental purposes. Responsibilities will include feeding the fish, grading them for size, treating them for signs of disease and harvesting them for the food chain.

Entry Requirements

A relevant degree or HND in one of the following would be an advantage:

  • fisheries study/management
  • biology
  • agriculture
  • marine sciences/oceanography
  • zoology
  • environmental science

Entry without a degree is possible with experience and good practical skills.

Required Skills

  • Well organised
  • good at keeping records and accounts
  • Prepared to work outside in all weathers
  • Practical
  • Physically fit

Starting Salary

£15,000 to £18,000

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