fishing grounds


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fishing grounds

[′fish·iŋ ‚grau̇nz]
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Water areas in which fishing is frequently carried on.
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The MP for Banff and Buchan, who called for compensation, said: "The fleet has been forced into fishing grounds teeming with juvenile fish which, when caught, must be discarded dead.
It has a perimeter of 46 kilometers and an area of 150 square kilometers, making it a rich fishing ground.
Recto suspected that China's push into Philippine waters was motivated in part to secure rich fishing grounds to satisfy Chinese appetite for marine produce.
Matthew Abdul of Encino calls it his quick fix - he arrives at the fishing grounds in speedy fashion and the relief from the smog couldn't be faster.
He also emphasized that that these measures must be urgently implemented in fishing grounds that are already overfished.
We all know that our fishing grounds have been decimated by the EU Common Fisheries Policy, and so many of our traditional fleets - including in the North-east - have literally been left washed up.
Omondi added they have illegal fishing gear which they distribute and deny locals access to fishing grounds.
Officer in charge Nathaniel Lucero, of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Negros Oriental, said the number of sardines, herrings and mackerels have declined in the fishing grounds of the Visayan Sea.
Unlike agriculture, which encouraged stationary farms, fishing for food pushed individuals and civilizations to search for new and better fishing grounds.
LET'S hope that the talk of letting the EU have access to our fishing grounds post-Brexit is just that - talk
It is also designed to ease up pressure on the country's coastal fishing grounds which have been overfished because of reduced catch from inland fishing grounds, Piol said.
In August 2015, 16 fishermen from Infanta asked the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to direct China to respect their rights to their traditional fishing grounds at Panatag Shoal.