fishing grounds


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fishing grounds

[′fish·iŋ ‚grau̇nz]
(navigation)
Water areas in which fishing is frequently carried on.
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It is one of the gateways to the fishing grounds of the vast Visayan Sea.
Commercial fishing vessels are not allowed to fish within the 15-kilometer municipal fishing grounds, including national and local marine protected areas (MPAs).
The meeting of the first mixed commission of this agreement has also ended in Rabat today, in which the technical aspects that will enable the first licenses to be issued and therefore the expected return of the Community vessels to this fishing ground have been set.
Recto Bank - a traditional fishing ground of the fishermen - is within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
The law also requires vessel monitoring systems, which will identify and track behavior of commercial fishing boats that are operating within Philippine waters and allow artisanal fishers to maintain access to fishing grounds in their local waters.
class="MsoNormalSTANDARD NETS We are Kenyans and it is unfortunate that the ban meant our neighbours is affecting our lives because we share fishing grounds," he said.
The provincial government should enforce the laws of the land and defend the rich fishing grounds and marine life using the provincial law enforcing agencies and they be trained for this specific job to arrest the poachers and punish them on the spot.This caused uproar among the local residents, particularly the poor fishermen who happened to be the political constituents of the local leaders.
Access to the outdoor fishing grounds is free of charge, but visitors must pay to fish at the grounds where the tents are pitched.
Not forgetting, of course, that no negotiation is necessary for us to regain our democracy, sovereignty and fishing grounds. Stop paying them money and control our own policies on fishing, agriculture, immigration, trade, energy and the environment.
For a start, in March 2019 the UK can reclaim rights to the UK's historic fishing grounds, whereas at present 60% of the fish in UK waters are being caught by "EU" boats.
Taking back control of fishing grounds from the EU was going to be an early, symbolic win for the Conservatives to convince Remainers (people like Ruth Davidson) the pain is worth it.
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.