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Fish processing

Fish processing

These orange roughy are the product of a primary industry, deep-sea fishing. They are being cleaned and gutted at this fish processing plant, a secondary industry, for sale in New Zealand, and for export. Processing of the products of primary industries such as farming, fishing and forestry makes up a large part of New Zealand’s secondary, or manufacturing, industry.

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Ganesh Nana, 'Industrial sectors - Secondary sector', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23154/fish-processing (accessed 5 August 2021)

Story by Ganesh Nana, published 11 Mar 2010