0414 Fish Trawling, Seining and Netting

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

0414 Fish Trawling, Seining and Netting

This class consists of units mainly engaged in trawling, seining or netting in mid-depth to deep ocean or coastal waters using a variety of net fishing methods. Trawling methods involve one or two boats towing a very large bag net, either on the seabed or in mid-depth waters. Seining methods include purse, Danish or beach seining. Netting methods include surface or bottom gill netting.

Primary activities

  • Beach seining, fishing
  • Bottom gill netting, fishing
  • Danish seining, fishing
  • Finfish trawling
  • Pair trawling
  • Purse seining
  • Set netting, fishing
  • Surface netting, fishing


Units mainly engaged in

  • line fishing are included in Class 0413 Line Fishing;
  • hatching or farming fish in controlled environments are included in the appropriate classes of Group 020 Aquaculture; and
  • wholesaling fresh or frozen finfish are included in Class 3604 Fish and Seafood Wholesaling.
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