North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 3.0


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112510 - AquacultureCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in farm-raising aquatic animals and plants.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • algae and seaweed farming
    • aquaponics
    • finfish hatcheries
    • fingerlings, raising in freshwater or salt water
    • frog, farm raising
    • shellfish farming

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • raising both aquatic animals and plants in integrated growing operations, aquaponics both in natural waters and in artificial aquatic impoundments
    • using some form of intervention in the aquaculture rearing or growing process to enhance production
  • Exclusion(s)

    • catching or taking fish and other aquatic animals from their natural habitats (See 11411 Fishing)
    • hydroponic crops, grown under cover (See 111419 Other food crops grown under cover)
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