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fishery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Agriculture
fisheryfish‧e‧ry /ˈfɪʃəri/ noun (plural fisheries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TAa part of the sea where fish are caught in large numbers2 a fish farm
Examples from the Corpus
fisherySome, like the striped bass, were planted to start a commercial fishery.The narrow land drain is his favourite fishery and where better to begin the new coarse fishing season?The salmon runs, though much reduced by overfishing in the spawning rivers, continue to support the leading fishery.Fishermen rely on a sustainable salmon fishery.Arguments started on some fisheries when match organisers and pleasure anglers tried to fish venues usually left for freelance angling.The Commission's recommendations to fisheries ministers however, continued to propose quotas.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfisheryfish‧e‧ry /ˈfɪʃəri/ noun (plural fisheries)1[uncountable] the fishing industrythe agriculture, forest and fishery sectors of the economy2[countable] a part of the sea where fish are caught as a businessThe Peruvian anchovy fishery is one of the largest in the world.3fisheries [plural]ORGANIZATIONS the fishing industry. Fisheries is often used in the names of organizations involved in industrial fishingThe National Fisheries Institute is a trade group that represents seafood producers, processors, distributors and brokers.
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