3117 Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging

This industry group 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 group.