ISIC Code 0311 - Marine Fishing


This class includes:

  • Fishing on a commercial basis in ocean and coastal waters
  • Taking of marine crustaceans and molluscs
  • Whale catching
  • Taking of marine aquatic animals: turtles, sea squirts, tunicates, sea urchins etc.
  • Activities of vessels engaged both in fishing and in processing and preserving of fish
  • Gathering of other marine organisms and materials: natural pearls, sponges, coral and algae


This class excludes:

  • Capturing of marine mammals, except whales, e.g. walruses, seals, see ISIC Code - 0170
  • Processing of fish, crustaceans and molluscs on factory ships or in factories ashore, see ISIC Code - 1020
  • Renting of pleasure boats with crew for sea and coastal water transport (e.g. for fishing cruises), see ISIC Code - 5011
  • Fishing inspection, protection and patrol services, see ISIC Code - 8423
  • Fishing practiced for sport or recreation and related services, see ISIC Code - 9319
  • Operation of sport fishing preserves, see ISIC Code - 9319

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