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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 0321


  • Section: A - Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Division: 03 - Fishing and aquaculture
  • Group: 032 - Aquaculture
  • Class: 0321 - Marine aquaculture

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- fish farming in sea water including farming of marine ornamental fish
- production of bivalve spat (oyster mussel etc.), lobsterlings, shrimp post-larvae, fish fry and fingerlings
- growing of laver and other edible seaweeds
- culture of crustaceans, bivalves, other molluscs and other aquatic animals in sea water

This class also includes:
- aquaculture activities in brackish waters
- aquaculture activities in salt water filled tanks or reservoirs
- operation of fish hatcheries (marine)
- operation of marine worm farms

This class excludes:
- frog farming, see 0322
- operation of sport fishing preserves, see 9319

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