fishery: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fish'u-rē), [key]
— pl. -er•ies.
  1. a place where fish are bred; fish hatchery.
  2. a place where fish or shellfish are caught.
  3. the occupation or industry of catching, processing, or selling fish or shellfish.
  4. the right to fish in certain waters or at certain times.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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