fishing exploitation
the combination of methods and activities which yield a catch with the use of different gear

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • exploitation pattern — The distribution of fishing mortality over the age composition of the fish population, determined by the type of fishing gear, area and seasonal distribution of fishing, and the growth and migration of the fish. The pattern can be changed by… …   Fisheries — dictionary

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