Industry Sector

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in farm raising shellfish (e.g., crayfish, shrimp, oysters, clams, mollusks).


NAICS Code 112512 - Shellfish Farming is a final level code of the “Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting” Sector. There are 32 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of N/A people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 112512 - Shellfish Farming are:

  • Clam production, farm raising
  • Crawfish production, farm raising
  • Crustacean production, farm raising
  • Cultured pearl production, farm raising
  • Fish farms, shellfish
  • Hatcheries, shellfish
  • Mollusk production, farm raising
  • Mussel production, farm raising
  • Oyster production, farm raising
  • Shellfish hatcheries
  • Shrimp production, farm raising


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 112512 - Shellfish Farming that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in the catching or taking of shellfish from their natural habitat are classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 114112 - Shellfish Fishing..