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Salmon Hatchery Technician

Salmon Hatchery Technicians nurture, raise and care for young salmon.

What do Salmon Hatchery Technicians do at work?

  • Feed the Salmon.
  • Measure the Salmon.
  • Monitor growth.
  • Breeding fish.
  • Monitor and care for the health of the fish.
  • Ensure equipment is working correctly and well cared for.
  • Regulating the water supply.
  • Monitor amount of feed the fish are consuming.


There are no minimum NCEA requirements to enter this course.

Find out about the NZ King Salmon hatchery