31171 Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following manufacturing activities:

  1. canning seafood (including soup);
  2. smoking, salting, and drying seafood;
  3. eviscerating fresh fish by removing heads, fins, scales, bones, and entrails;
  4. shucking and packing fresh shellfish;
  5. processing marine fats and oils; and
  6. freezing seafood.

Establishments known as "floating factory ships" that are engaged in the gathering and processing of seafood into canned seafood products are also included in this industry.