fishing region
a large area where fishing occurs

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fishing in the North Sea — is concentrated in the southern part of the coastal waters. The main method of fishing is trawling.Annual catches grew each year until the 1980s, when a high point of more than 3 million metric tons (3.3 million S/T) was reached. Since then, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishing light attractor — A Fishing light attractor is a fishing aid which uses lights attached to structure above water or suspended underwater to attract both fish and members of their food chain to specific areas in order to harvest them.Just as fisherman seek… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishing in Uganda — Lakes, rivers, and swamps cover 44,000 square kilometers, about 20 percent of Uganda s land surface. Fishing is an important economic activity in Uganda. HistoryIn all areas outside the central Lake Kyoga region, fish production increased… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishing techniques — There is an intricate link between various fishing techniques and knowledge about the fish and their behavior including migration, foraging and habitat (Keegan 1986). All fish traps and methods of catching fish are based on this intimate… …   Wikipedia

  • fishing — /fish ing/, n. 1. the act of catching fish. 2. the technique, occupation, or diversion of catching fish. 3. a place or facility for catching fish. [1250 1300; ME fisshing. See FISH, ING1] * * * or sport fishing Sport of catching fish freshwater… …   Universalium

  • Fishing industry in New Zealand — Sea floor map around New Zealand. As with other countries, New Zealand’s 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone gives its fishing industry special fishing rights.[1] It covers 4.1 million square kilometres. This is the sixth largest zone in… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishing fleet — A fishing fleet is an aggregate of commercial fishing vessels. The term may be used of all vessels operating out of a particular port, all vessels engaged in a particular type of fishing (as in the tuna fishing fleet ), or all fishing vessels of… …   Wikipedia

  • Fishing —    An important economicactivity of the region since the Mid dle Ages. Although freshwater and offshore fishing are now some what diminishing, they have been of vital importance for the food supply of the population (especially herring, salmon,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • Fishing weir — A fishing weir is an ancient type of fish trap that is traceable back to Roman times in the UK. It is also a technology used by, among others, North American Natives and early settlers to catch fish for trade and to feed their communities.… …   Wikipedia

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