What does this industry cover?
Aquaculture: commercial growing of marine or freshwater animals and aquatic plants.
Fishing: This can include trap fishing which is often designed to catch a particular species, trawl fishing with a large, bag like net drawn along behind a vessel and trolling in which lines with baits or lures are dragged by a vessel at 2-10 knots.
Seafood processing: This is where companies process and manufacture fish or other seafood.
Seafood sales and distribution: This includes wholesale and retail. Industry operators purchase fish and seafood from aquaculture, wild fishing and seafood processing industries.