NLBC Sector: Aquaculture & Fisheries Management

Sub-sectors: Trout farming, salmon farming, marine conservation and ecology, ornamental fish breeding, fisheries management, river management.

Occupations: Fisherman, fish farmer, fishery manager, ghillie, fish husband, marine biologist, environmental scientist, fish farm manager, fish breeder.

National Careers Service

Green Careers This website lists job profiles for careers that can make a positive impact on the environment in different ways. These jobs could interest you if you enjoy the outdoors and the natural world. They include science based jobs

Seafish, the authority on seafood

The UK seafood industry offers a wide variety of careers for people from all backgrounds. Whether you consider yourself academic, creative, practical, or hands-on, the seafood industry is one of the most diverse and unique industries in the UK; the

Spotlight on Food and Farming

Farming and food production is vital to the Welsh economy, and to us all.  By 2020, the aim of Welsh Government is to grow this sector by 30%.  British farming creates around 63% of the food we eat, but as well

All About Careers

A career in fisheries management may sound like you’re going to be leading team meetings with a shoal of trout, shouting orders at a school of salmon or conducting a performance review with a particularly lazy carp that has neglected

Institute of Fisheries Management

This advisory booklet is intended as a guide for persons seeking careers in fisheries. Points of entry into a generalised career structure are indicated for persons with differing levels of professional expertise and experience. The interest in a fisheries career

Lantra: Aquaculture

Aquaculture is the farming of freshwater and marine plants and animals. The industry is currently worth more than £500 million to the UK’s GDP. It is a young and growing industry, offering exciting prospects across the globe. Think salmon, carp,

Lantra: Fisheries

The fisheries management industry includes everything to do with the care and upkeep of fish and their environments. Angling is one of the UK’s biggest participation sports and the total number of anglers generates an annual expenditure of £3.3 billion

British Trout Association

If you are looking for a career in fish farming, also commonly known as aquaculture, there are many opportunities for career development and skills training in aquaculture.

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