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FISHERY

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Definition:
A fishery is one or more stocks of fish that can be treated as a unit for purposes of conservation and management and that can be identified on the basis of geographical, scientific, technical, recreational, and economic characteristics.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001