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  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks concerned with cannery processing of fish roe: Presses headless fish against work surface to ascertain sex of fish by presence or absence of milt.

  • 2) Inserts hand into body cavity of female fish, feels along ventral area of body to locate vent, and cups hand to remove viscera and egg skeins.

  • 3) Separates viscera and organs from egg skeins by hand.

  • 4) Discards viscera and organs and places egg skeins in baskets for weighing.

  • 5) Weighs baskets containing egg skeins, using scales, and records totals on tally sheets.

  • 6) Dumps basket of egg skeins on work surface, and examines egg skeins for imperfections, such as blood saturation, immature eggs, and torn membranes.

  • 7) Separates egg skeins, according to size and species of fish.

  • 8) Places acceptable egg skeins in containers for reweighing.

  • 9) Rinses containers of egg skeins with water, using water hose, and dips containers in mild saline solution to rinse egg skeins prior to brining.

  • 10) Works under direction of FISH ROE TECHNICIAN to fill brining tanks, dump egg skeins into tanks, remove processed egg skeins, and pack egg skeins for shipment, following prescribed procedures.

  • 11) May slit underside of fish before removing egg skeins, using knife.




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DOT:   522.687-046

Job Number: 4040