NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31171

Industry 31171

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 31171 – Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31171: See industry description for NAICS 311710 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 311710: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  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 included in this industry.
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Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 31171

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 31171. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Cannery, seafood
  • Canning, fish, crustacea, and molluscs
  • Chowders, seafood, manufacturing
  • Cod liver oil extraction, crude, processing
  • Curing fish and seafood
  • Dinners, frozen seafood, manufacturing
  • Drying fish and seafood
  • Fish and marine animal oils processing
  • Fish egg bait canning
  • Fish freezing (e.g., blocks, fillets, ready-to-serve products)
  • Fish manufacturing
  • Fish meal processing
  • Fish, curing, drying, pickling, salting, and smoking
  • Freezing fish (e.g., blocks, fillets, ready-to-serve products)
  • Picking crab meat
  • Seafood and seafood products canning
  • Seafood and seafood products curing
  • Seafood and seafood products manufacturing
  • Seafood dinners, frozen, manufacturing
  • Seaweed processing (e.g., dulse)
  • Shellfish and shellfish products canning
  • Shellfish and shellfish products manufacturing
  • Shellfish curing
  • Shucking and packing fresh shellfish
  • Soups, seafood, manufacturing
  • Surimi manufacturing

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 31-33: Manufacturing
    • Subsector 311: Food Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3117: Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
        • Industry 31171: Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311710: Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging

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