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Career and Education Opportunities for Aquaculture Directors

In general, aquaculture directors direct and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in fish hatchery production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Aquaculture Director

Aquaculture Director video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Aquaculture directors monitor environments to insure maintenance of optimum conditions for aquatic life. They also decide on and execute policies relating to operations administration and standards, and facility maintenance. Equally important, aquaculture directors have to conduct and supervise stock examinations in order to pinpoint diseases or parasites. They are often called upon to talk with biologists and other fishery personnel to obtain data concerning fish habits and environmental requirements. They are expected to direct and monitor the transfer of mature fish to lakes or commercial tanks. Finally, aquaculture directors grow fish and shellfish as cash crops or for release into freshwater or saltwater.

Every day, aquaculture directors are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings.