noun, plural fish·er·ies.
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The group also co-sponsored a bill introduced in the California legislature this year that calls for most state-managed trap fisheries to use ropeless fishing gear by November 2025 to better protect whales and other marine species.Four gray whales found dead in eight days in the San Francisco Bay area|Paulina Firozi|April 11, 2021|Washington Post
Canada’s Mi’kmaq First Nation, for example, is fighting attacks from non-Indigenous neighbors after they were given permission to launch a lobster fishery last year.
In 2012, thanks to the trust’s advocacy, the Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve was established — providing a management structure for the atoll’s fisheries and its development.With covid protocols, a Caribbean fly-fishing haven is back in business|Chris Santella|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
If the world established 45 percent of the ocean as a marine protected area, the result would be much healthier fisheries, richer biodiversity and enhanced carbon uptake, he said.How protecting the ocean can save species and fight climate change|Sarah Kaplan|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
The Mi’kmaq have long faced racism from many of their non-Indigenous neighbors, but that racism has ramped up in recent weeks, and a lobster fishery is at the heart of the tensions, which have exploded into protests across the country.The Lobster Attacks Striking at Canada’s Friendly Image|Charu Kasturi|October 29, 2020|Ozy
The credits relieved the sailors and owners of tariffs, essentially tax payments they had to make on supplies for the fishery.A Founding Father Profit Sharing Fix for Inequality|Joseph Blasi|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Close behind is California Set Gillnet Fishery, where 65 percent of animals caught are thrown away.New Report Reveals U.S. Fisheries Killing Thousands of Protected and Endangered Species|Abby Haglage|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This rule put management of the pollock fishery in the context of the ecosystem.
Even modest fishery harvests influence the health of ocean ecosystems.
What does the story of Alaska pollock tell us about maintaining a more sustainable fishery?
A ship will sail for the South Sea fishery in about five weeks, and will engage to take the whole of the engines.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
There are an extensive mackerel and herring fishery, and motor engineering works.
The Colchester oyster beds are mainly in this part of the Colne, and the oyster fishery is the chief industry.
The fur-seal fishery is an important industry, though apparently a declining one.
Pass by the other parts, and look at the manner in which the people of New England have of late carried on the whale fishery.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
British Dictionary definitions for fishery
noun plural -eries
- the industry of catching, processing, and selling fish
- a place where this is carried on