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Capture fishery

Definition:

Capture fishery refers to all kinds of harvesting of naturally occurring living resources in both marine and freshwater environments.

Source: GreenFacts

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On a broad level, capture fisheries can be classified as industrial, small-scale/artisanal and recreational.

A more specific level includes reference to the fishing area, gear and the main target species, such as the North Sea herring purse seine fishery, Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawl fishery, southern ocean Patagonian toothfish longline fishery.

Source: United Nations Atlas of the Oceans Types of fisheries 

Related words:

Bycatch - Fishery

Translation(s):

Español: Pesca de captura
Français: Pêche de capture
Nederlands: Visserijvangst

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