NAICS 5 Digit Industry 11251

Industry 11251

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 11251 – Aquaculture

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 11251: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the farm raising and production of aquatic animals or plants in controlled or selected aquatic environments. These establishments use some form of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as holding in captivity, regular stocking, feeding, and protecting from predators, pests, and disease.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 11251

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 11251. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in the catching or taking of fish and other aquatic animals from their natural habitat are classified in Industry 11411, Fishing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 11251

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 11251. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Algae farming
  • Alligator production, farm raising
  • Animal aquaculture (except finfish, shellfish)
  • Baitfish production, farm raising
  • Catfish production, farm raising
  • Clam production, farm raising
  • Crawfish production, farm raising
  • Crustacean production, farm raising
  • Cultured pearl production, farm raising
  • Finfish production, farm raising
  • Finfish, hatcheries
  • Fish farms, finfish
  • Fish farms, shellfish
  • Frog production, farm raising
  • Goldfish production, farm raising
  • Hatcheries, finfish
  • Hatcheries, shellfish
  • Hybrid striped bass production
  • Minnow production, farm raising
  • Mollusk production, farm raising
  • Mussel production, farm raising
  • Ornamental fish production, farm raising
  • Oyster production, farm raising
  • Plant aquaculture
  • Sea plant agriculture
  • Seaweed farming
  • Shellfish hatcheries
  • Shrimp production, farm raising
  • Tilapia production
  • Tropical fish production, farm raising
  • Trout production, farm raising
  • Turtle production, farm raising

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 11: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
    • Subsector 112: Animal Production and Aquaculture
      • Industry Group 1125: Aquaculture
        • Industry 11251: Aquaculture (Current page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 112511: Finfish Farming and Fish Hatcheries
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 112512: Shellfish Farming
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 112519: Other Aquaculture

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