Meaning of FISHERY in English


1. The sum (or range) of all fishing activities on a given resource (e.g.a hake fishery or shrimp fishery). It may also refer to the activities of a single type or style of fishing (e.g. beach seine fishery or trawl fishery) (modified from FAO, 1997). The fishery can be artisanal, or / and industrial, commercial, subsistence, and recreational, an can be annual or seasonal. FAO (1997).

2. Activity of catching fish, from one or more stocks of fish, that can be treated as a unit for purposes of conservation and management and that is identified on the basis of geographic, scientific, technical, recreational, social or economic characteristics, and/or method of catch. . FAO (1997).

See: Fishing

Fishery English glossary.      Английский глоссарий рыболовства .