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fishery

noun
 
 
/ˈfɪʃəri/ (plural fisheries)
[C] NATURAL RESOURCES an area of water where fish are caught, especially in order to sell them: The depletion of fisheries has serious impacts on food security.
[C] PRODUCTION →  fish farm
[U or plural] PRODUCTION the business or industry that is involved in breeding, catching, or selling fish: Commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico received $15 million to offset losses and damage to equipment from flooding. The North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission
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