Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Aquaculture - 11251

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in farm-raising finfish, shellfish, or any other kind of aquatic animal. These establishments use some form of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as keeping animals in captivity, regular stocking and feeding of animals, and protecting them from predators.

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    Example Activities:
    Cultured pearl production
    Finfish hatcheries
    Fingerlings (hatchery fish), raising, fisheries services
    Fish farming
    Frog production, farm raising
    Shellfish, farming

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    hydroponic crops, grown under cover (see 111419 Other food crops grown under cover)
    catching or taking fish and other aquatic animals from their natural habitats (see 11411 Fishing)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

574

0-99 Employees

96.9%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$545.3
thousand

Profitable

64%

Salaries and wages

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Access 2017 trade information on imports and exports.

Exports

$896.7
million

Imports

$98.2
million
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