fish-hatchery
a place or establishment for spawning, incubating and hatching fish eggs and for the rearing of young for release into the wild

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fish hatchery — Fish hatcheries are used to cultivate and breed a large number of fish in an enclosed environment,Fish Hatcheries typically involve a lot of manual labour. A hatchery worker will take a female fish, release her eggs (stripping), and then… …   Wikipedia

  • fish-hatchery — fishˈ hatchery noun A place for the artificial rearing of fish • • • Main Entry: ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish hatchery — noun : an establishment in which young fish are produced and reared especially for later release in natural waters * * * a facility where fish eggs are hatched and the fry raised, esp. to stock lakes, streams, and ponds. [1880 85, Amer.] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish hatchery — a place or establishment for spawning, incubating and hatching fish eggs and for the rearing of young for release into the wild …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish hatchery — a facility where fish eggs are hatched and the fry raised, esp. to stock lakes, streams, and ponds. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery — The historic Mount Whitney Fish hatchery, located in Independence, CA …   Wikipedia

  • Old McKenzie Fish Hatchery — U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district …   Wikipedia

  • Neosho National Fish Hatchery — The Neosho National Fish Hatchery is the oldest federal fish hatchery in operation today. It is one of 69 fish hatcheries operated by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. It was established in 1888. Contents 1 History 2 Role of Fish Hatcheries in… …   Wikipedia

  • Mokelumme river fish hatchery — The Mokelumne River Fish Hatchery, located at the base of Camanche Dam was constructed by the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBUMD) in 1963 to offset the loss of fish spawning habitat when Camanche Dam was constructed. The Fish hatchery is… …   Wikipedia

  • National Fish Hatchery System — The National Fish Hatchery System (NFHS) was established by the U.S. Congress in 1871 through the creation of a U.S. Commissioner for Fish and Fisheries. This system of fish hatcheries is now administered by the Fisheries Program of the U.S. Fish …   Wikipedia

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