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The activity of catching fishing, whether for private or commercial purposes.

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conceptual model

Fishing; Marine fishery

A depiction or representation of the most current understanding of the major ecosystem features and processes (including biological, physical, chemical, and geopmorphic ...

technological interaction

Fishing; Marine fishery

An interaction between fisheries resulting from the impact of one fishery using a particular technology (e.g. trawl gear) on another fishery, usually using a different technology ...


Fishing; Marine fishery

A relatively flat horizontal or gently inclined surface, sometimes long and narrow, which is bounded by a steeper ascending slope on one side and by a steeper descending slope on ...

olympic fishing

Fishing; Marine fishery

A popular term to denote the "race-to-fish" phenomenon which is characterized by an increasing number of highly efficient vessels fishing at an increasing pace, with season length ...


Fishing; Marine fishery

A designation on a limited entry permit that authorizes the use of the permit for a particular gear, length of vessel, or in a particular segment of the fishery.

trophic level

Fishing; Marine fishery

1. Classification of natural communities or organisms according to their place in the food chain. Green plants (producers) can be roughly distinguished from herbivores ...

programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS)

Fishing; Marine fishery

An environmental impact statement (EIS) that applies to an entire program or management regime, rather than a specific action.