Industry Sector

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

Total Companies

32

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

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

Snapshot

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

Cross-References

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.