Industry Name

Shellfish Fishing

Comments

Fishermen were at increased risk for skin and lip cancer from pitch and ultraviolet light exposure. [BC Cancer Agency]

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the commercial catching or taking of shellfish (e.g., clams, crabs, lobsters, mussels, oysters, sea urchins, shrimp) from their natural habitat.

Category

Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing

NAICS Code

114112

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