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fish·er·y

 (fĭsh′ə-rē)
n. pl. fish·er·ies
1. The industry or occupation devoted to the catching, processing, or selling of fish, shellfish, or other aquatic animals.
2. A place where fish or other aquatic animals are caught.
3. A fishing business.
4. A hatchery for fish.
5. The legal right to fish in specified waters or areas.

fishery

(ˈfɪʃərɪ)
n, pl -eries
1. (Fishing)
a. the industry of catching, processing, and selling fish
b. a place where this is carried on
2. (Fishing) a place where fish are reared
3. (Fishing) a fishing ground
4. (Angling) another word for piscary2

fish•er•y

(ˈfɪʃ ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. a place where fish are bred; fish hatchery.
2. a place where fish or shellfish are caught.
3. the occupation or industry of catching, processing, or selling fish or shellfish.
4. the legal right to fish in certain waters or at certain times.
[1520–30]

Fishery

 a collection of fish of different kinds, 1828; a group of fishermen, 1710.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fishery - a workplace where fish are caught and processed and soldfishery - a workplace where fish are caught and processed and sold
pearl fishery - a fishery where they fish for pearl oysters
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
Translations

fishery

[ˈfɪʃərɪ]
A. N (= area) → caladero m, pesquería f; (= industry) → pesca f, industria f pesquera
see also agriculture
B. CPD fishery policy Npolítica f pesquera
fishery protection Nprotección f pesquera

fishery

[ˈfɪʃəri] npêcherie ffish factory n (British)conserverie f de poissonsfish farm ncentre m de pisciculturefish farming npisciculture ffish fingers npl (British)bâtonnets mpl de poissonfish hook fish-hook nhameçon m

fishery

n (= area)Fischereizone for -gewässer nt; (= industry)Fischerei f

fishery

[ˈfɪʃərɪ] nzona di pesca
References in classic literature ?
There weekly arrive in this town scores of green Vermonters and New Hampshire men, all athirst for gain and glory in the fishery.
It is well to parenthesize here, that of the fatal accidents in the Sperm-Whale Fishery, this kind is perhaps almost as frequent as any.
John, a man of generous disposition, as was shown by his extreme liberality to his brother, the famous John Andrea Doria; and what made his death the more sad was that he was slain by some Arabs to whom, seeing that the fort was now lost, he entrusted himself, and who offered to conduct him in the disguise of a Moor to Tabarca, a small fort or station on the coast held by the Genoese employed in the coral fishery.
I therefore called Conseil, who brought me a little light drag, very like those for the oyster fishery.
This gentleman had conceived an idea that a profitable fishery for salmon might be established on the Columbia River, and connected with the fur trade.
At any rate, he once more signed a ship's articles, and on January 1, 1841, sailed from New Bedford harbour in the whaler Acushnet, bound for the Pacific Ocean and the sperm fishery.
A slight gesture with his spear indicated the way in which Leather-Stocking wished to go, and a profound silence was preserved by the whole party, as the precaution necessary to the success of their fishery.
We might take a fishery and haul it up with smaller fry.
For example, section 303(a)(11) of the MSA requires that all FMP's "establish a standardized reporting methodology to assess the amount and type of bycatch occurring in the fishery.
the New England Fishery Management Council voted in January 2013 to recommend drastic new cuts to the catch limits for Atlantic codfish off the New England coast.
Jakarta, Indonesia, Feb 21, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) keeps striving to implement its commitment to boosting Indonesia's fishery product export.
07 (Saba)- Minister of Fisheries Wealth Awad al-Socotri discussed here on Thursday with a delegation of the World Bank (WB) the cooperation between Yemen and the Bank in the field of infrastructure and fishery projects.