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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hatcheryhatch‧er‧y /ˈhætʃəri/ noun (plural hatcheries) [countable]  TAa place for hatching eggs, especially fish eggs
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hatcheryHe explained that Central Valley rivers and hatcheries have habitat and space, respectively, for 180,000 salmon.A favorite method, as has been indicated, is the well-publicized promotion of game farms and fish hatcheries.Fortunately, the fish hatchery is situated between the two locations, so they can be transferred fairly quickly.Until it was developed, prawn hatcheries would remain at the mercy of factors beyond their control.Here there is a government trout hatchery where you can see the fish in all their stages of growth.
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