Profession fisheries adviser
Fisheries advisers provide consultancy on fish stocks and their habitats. They manage the costal fishing business modernisation and provide improvement solutions. Fisheries advisers develop plans and policies for fisheries management. They may provide advice on protected farms and wild fish stock.
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- Social / Realistic
- Realistic / Investigative
- Environmental legislation
The environmental policies and legislation applicable in a certain domain.
- Fish identification and classification
The procedures and practices followed in the identification and classification of fish, aquatic plants and insects.
- Water policies
Have a solid understanding of policies, strategies, institutions, and regulations concerning water.
- Fisheries management
The principles, methods and equipment used in population management applied to fisheries: the concept of catch, by-catch, fishing effort, maximum sustainable yield, different sampling methods and how to use sampling material.
- Fish biology
The study of fish, shellfish or crustacean organisms, categorized into many specialised fields that cover their morphology, physiology, anatomy, behaviour, origins and distribution.
- Fisheries legislation
The study and analysis of different fisheries management approaches taking into account international treaties and industry norms in order to analyze fisheries management regulations.
- Advise on soil and water protection
Advise on the effects of soil and water management practices in controlling pollutant loss, nitrate leaching and reduce soil erosion.
- Prepare surveying report
Write a survey report containing information on property boundaries, the height and depth of the terrain, etc..
- Assess site production potential
Assess the production potential of a site. Assess the trophic resources of a natural site and assess advantages and constraints of a site.
- Conduct research before survey
Acquire information about property and its boundaries before the survey by searching legal records, survey records, and land titles.
- Assess fish health condition
Identify and prepare fish condition for the safe application of treatments.
- Analyse business objectives
Study data according to business strategies and objectives and make both short-term and long-term strategic plans.
- Apply fishery biology to fishery management
Manage fisheries resources by applying specific techniques based on fishery biology.
- Support fishery training procedures
Support colleagues progress in their line of work by increasing their job specific know-how.
- Provide advice to hatcheries
Assist managers in planning and developing changes to hatchery design and systems.
- Study fish migration
Perform research and study the fish migration and movement, taking into account the environmental factors such as the influence of water salinity.
- Estimate fishery status
Recognize the basic biological data to estimate the status of a fishery: Recognize the captured species by simple ocular observation and compare the amount and size of catches to those of previous periods.
- Process collected survey data
Analyse and interpret survey data acquired from a wide variety of sources e.g. satellite surveys, aerial photography and laser measurement systems.
- Monitor hatchery production
Monitor and maintain hatchery production, monitoring stocks and movements.
- Develop business case
Gather relevant information in order to come up with a well-written and well-structured document that provides the trajectory of a given project.
- Follow environmentally-sustainable work practices
Apply principles, policies and regulations aimed at environmental sustainability in the workplace.
- Inspect fish eggs
Inspect fish eggs. Remove dead, unviable, and off-colour eggs using a suction syringe.
- Advise on environmental remediation
Advise on the development and implementation of actions which aim to remove sources of pollution and contamination from the environment.