a facility where fish eggs are hatched and the fry raised, especially to stock lakes, streams, and ponds.
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How to use fish hatchery in a sentence
Humpback whales in Alaska, though, have figured out they can get a free meal of tiny salmon by hanging out at fish hatcheries.
At the head of the lake is a hotel and a fish hatchery; no store, no factory, not even a Chautauqua.Days in the Open | Lathan A. Crandall
Soon we are racing across the level to the fish hatchery, between avenues of quaking aspens and young tamaracks and pines.The Lake of the Sky | George Wharton James
A fish hatchery has been established at Port Erin by the insular government.
The federal government maintains here a life-saving station on Minnesota Point, and an extensive fish hatchery.
And all because a turtle-fed, claret-flushed, idle and rich young man wants their earthly Paradise for a fish-hatchery.Iole | Robert W. Chambers