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fishery

1. 
a. the industry of catching, processing, and selling fish
b. a place where this is carried on
2. a place where fish are reared
3. a fishing ground
4. another word for piscary

fishery

[′fish·ə·rē]
(ecology)
A place for harvesting fish or other aquatic life, particularly in sea waters.
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The Magnuson-Stevens Act established a management system for commercial fisheries, which has made great strides in ending commercial overexploitation of our marine fisheries," said Jeff Angers, president of the Center for Coastal Conservation.
The 2009 Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) stock assessment (Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission 2009) concluded that the SNE stock was critically depleted, with nearly a decade of abundance less than the 25th percentile of the long-term (1984 to 2003) value.
A judge tossed out the new rules, but it took a third lawsuit by the conservation groups before the National Marine Fisheries Service wrote the biological opinions that describe the impacts of the pesticides on ocean-going steelhead and salmon and that proposes the mitigation steps that should be taken to avoid that harm.
The Marine Fisheries (Regulation and Management) Bill was scheduled to be tabled in the ongoing session of the parliament.
Additionally, Shazia is a member of the HACCP monitoring and audit team at the Marine Fisheries Department and an internal auditor for both the microbiology and chemical laboratories.
This data could ultimately reduce or eliminate the current marine fisheries restrictions.
Melissa Newman, the leader of the white abalone recovery team for the National Marine Fisheries Service, said pink, green, red, threaded, white, black and pinto abalone are the primary species in California, and the population of red abalone on San Miguel is likely one of the only viable populations left in Southern California.
org, to send a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service demanding the rejection of the proposed rule.
A major activity of the NBSB is the National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank (NMMTB), established by Federal legislation in 1992, and maintained at the NBSB through partial support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the U.
The National Marine Fisheries Service plans to award an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract for scientific and technical support services, primarily at its Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, CA.
Fish Commission, the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, and the National Marine Fisheries Service as successive government agencies with changing levels of responsibility for U.
Marine mammals like dolphins and whales use sound like humans use sight," says Roger Gentry, oceanographer (ocean scientist) for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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