shellfishery

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shell·fish·er·y

 (shĕl′fĭsh′ə-rē)
n. pl. shell·fish·er·ies
1. The industry or occupation of catching, processing, or selling shellfish.
2. A fishing ground for shellfish.

shellfishery

(ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃərɪ)
npl -ries
1. the shellfishing industry
2. a place for fishing shellfish
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More than one bag for the world fishery crisis and keys for co-management successes in selected artisanal Latin American shellfisheries.
Shellfisheries, such as those harvesting blue crabs, may have a response to changing salinity conditions over months whereas the vegetation community composition in tidal marshes may change over a growing season.
Shellfisheries Officer Rick Prichard said: "Opening for nine successive years is unprecedented and demonstrates that the fishery is being managed in a sustainable way.
Shellfisheries to Ocean Acidification, 5 Nature CLIMATE CHANGE 207-14 (2015) (A recent report provides mapping of the US coastlines on the basis of which areas are most likely to experience unfavorable ecological and social acidification outcomes.
The ecology of bay waters changed as well, in their species compositions and population levels, in fisheries and shellfisheries, and in the human communities that developed around them.
The economy of Cape Cod relies heavily on a clean and healthy environment to support tourism, fishing, shellfisheries, and numerous recreational pursuits.
An international compendium of scallop biology and culture-atribute to James Mason-selected from the 7th international pectinid workshop, published by the World Aquaculture Society and the National Shellfisheries Association, pp.
They said there will be far-reaching consequences for society because of coral reef loss and declines in shellfisheries.
He originally went to Bangor in 2002 to read marine biology, staying on to gain a distinction in his MSc in shellfisheries biology and management in 2007 and completing a PhD in November 2012.
Now they are annual summer events that cause severe losses to shellfisheries, especially in Long Island, N.