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fishery

noun [C/U]  /ˈfɪʃ·ə·ri/ us  
a place where fish are grown for food, or where they are caught: Officials are concerned about how best to protect the fisheries and water quality in the river. Fishery is also the activity of growing fish for food, or catching fish to sell: Federal fishery regulators this week set the 2005 catch limit at nearly 3.3 billion pounds.
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