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Fishery Officer

Āpiha Hao Ika

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Fishery officers gather information on all aspects of the fishing industry and enforce fisheries laws.


Fishery officers usually earn

$61K-$100K per year

Source: MPI, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a fishery officer are poor as the workforce is small and vacancies are limited.
A fisherman lifts a bucket of fish beside his boat to be inspected by a fishery officer

Fishery officers may inspect fishermen’s catches like this one on land

Last updated 21 September 2018