Collect broodstock


Collect larvae or juveniles from environment, using appropriate techniques for the specific species i.e. fish, molluscs, crustaceans or new candidates for aquaculture.

Alternative labels

broodstock harvesting
broodstock collecting
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collecting broodstock
harvesting broodstock

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Collect broodstock is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Harvest diver: Harvest divers perform extraction and collection of marine resources, such as algae, coral, razor shells, sea urchins and sponges, in a safe, competent and responsible manner to a depth of 12 metres, using apnoea diving techniques as well as air supply equipment from the surface, open-circuit.
On foot aquatic resources collector: On foot aquatic resources collectors collect spat and seaweed, as well as shellfish or any other aquatic animal, such as crustacean and echinoderms, or vegetable resources.
Aquaculture hatchery worker: Aquaculture hatchery workers are active in the production of aquatic organisms in land-based hatchery processes. They assist in the process of raising organisms throughout the early stages of their life cycle and the release of organisms when necessary.

Optional skill

Collect broodstock is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Collect broodstock – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022