Fisheries
Fishery Fish"er*y, n.; pl. {Fisheries}. 1. The business or practice of catching fish; fishing. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. A place for catching fish. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) The right to take fish at a certain place, or in particular waters. --Abbott. [1913 Webster]


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