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What r fisheries?

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A place where fish are caught. Sometimes the word is used for fish hatcheries.

Usually industries or areas associated with the catching of fish. In the days of whaling, "whale fisheries" was a common term.


Generally, a fishery is an entity engaged in raising or harvesting fish which is determined by some authority to be a fishery.