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Commercial fisher (m/f)
German: Fischwirt/in

Fields of work

Commercial fishers specialising in aquaculture and inland fishing are mainly employed in fish husbandry, fish breeding, and in river and lake fishing enterprises. They also work in public institutions and research institutions, for example in fish industry laboratories and in commerce in the fishing industry.

Commercial fishers specialising in inshore and small-scale deep sea fishing mainly work in fishing enterprises in the maritime fishing industry or in commerce in the fishing industry.


Professional experience

Commercial fishers working in aquaculture and inland fishing breed fish, crabs or mussels, e.g. in ponds and tanks, or manage natural waters. They catch fish and crabs ready for sale, harvest mussel beds and market products.

Commercial fishers working in inshore and small-scale deep sea fishing fish the coastal waters of the Baltic and the North Sea. They are involved in the navigation of fishing vessels, operate fishing gear, process the catch, and sell their products.



The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.