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American English: /ˈfɪʃəri/
British English: /ˈfɪʃ(ə)ri/

Translation of fishery in Spanish:

noun plural fisheries

  • 2
    also: fisheries plural
    2.1 (industry) the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (in UK)
    el Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación
    Example sentences
    • The Government argued today that shutting down Australia's profitable tuna fishery and export industry would be reckless.
    • The provisions of the act do not apply to state aids extended to agriculture, fishery or the defence industry.
    • The village is typical of many of those on the west coast: a small community struggling against declining fishery.
    2.2 (area)
    Example sentences
    • There is no catch and release allowed at the fishery and fishing must cease once the limit is reached.
    • None of this will be good for the fish, the fishery, or the fishing communities of Nova Scotia.
    • Accomplished anglers can move to the heart of the action in the Savage River, a tailwater fishery and catch-and-release trophy area.
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