Escapee contingency plans


The procedures to follow in case there are escapees from cage systems.

This knowledge is applicable only to water-based aquaculture production managers. Escapees constitute a serious long-term problem as the escapees pollute the genetic pool of wild species.

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procedures in the event of escapes from aquaculture cages
procedures dealing with escapes from aquaculture cages
contingency plans for escapees
plans dealing with escapes from aquaculture cages
measures taken following escapes from aquaculture cages

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Escapee contingency plans is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Aquaculture production manager: Aquaculture production managers plan, direct and coordinate the production of fish, shellfish or other forms of aquatic life such as cash crops, in large-scale aquaculture operations to culture and harvest or for release into fresh, brackish or salt water. 

Aquaculture husbandry manager: Aquaculture husbandry managers specialise in the husbandry of ongrowing aquatic species, especially in the feeding, growth, and stock management processes.

Optional knowledge

Escapee contingency plans is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Aquaculture site supervisor: Aquaculture site supervisors supervise production processes in large-scale aquaculture operations and inspect aquaculture sites to maintain and improve performance. They maintain the health, safety and security of the workplace, develop management plans to reduce the risks from pests, predators and diseases and supervise both the disposal of bio and chemical waste and the maintenance of equipment and machinery.
Aquaculture husbandry technician: Aquaculture husbandry technicians operate in aquatic organisms’ production, specialising in the husbandry of ongrowing culture processes, especially in feeding and stock management.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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