fishery

[fish-uh-ree]
noun, plural fisheries.
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.
Law. the right to fish in certain waters or at certain times.

Origin:
1520–30; fish + ery

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

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fishery
place where fish are caught, 1690s, from fish + -ery. Related: Fisheries.
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Example sentences for fisheries
Tuna species and fisheries have been overfished, and some stocks are at risk of collapse.
Environmental organisations made submissions on risks to fisheries and species.
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