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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.1 code 204


  • Division: 2-3 - Manufacturing
  • Major Group: 20 - Food Manufacturing Industries, except Beverage Industries
  • Group: 204 - Canning and preserving of fish and other sea foods

Explanatory note

Preserving and processing fish and other marine foods. These processes include such operations as salting, drying, dehydrating, smoking, curing, pickling, packing in air-tight containers, and quick-freezing. Icing, salting, filleting of fish catch are classified in groups 041 (Ocean and coastal water fishing, except factory-vessel fishing) or 043 (Inland water fishing), whichever is appropriate; and processing of the catch aboard fishing vessels is classified in group 042 (Factory vessel fishing).

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