Fish varieties


The different types and varieties of fish on the market.

Alternative labels

fish types
varieties of fish
fish variations
fish categories
fish species
fish variety

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Fish varieties is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Fish and seafood specialised seller: Fish and seafood specialised sellers sell fish, crustaceans and molluscs in specialised shops.
Fish preparation operator: Fish preparation operators realize the preparation of fish and shellfish according to hygiene, food safety and trade regulations. They carry out fish processing operations, and also handle retail activities.

Optional knowledge

Fish varieties 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.

Fish and seafood shop manager: Fish and seafood shop managers assume responsibility for activities and staff in specialised shops.
Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.
Hawker: Hawkers sell goods and services on established routes, street and market locations.
Market vendor: Market vendors sell products such as fruit, vegetables and household products on organised outdoor or indoor market places. They use sales techniques to recommend their goods to passersby.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022