Sentence Examples

  • The coral fishery - mainly on the west coast - has lost its former importance.
  • The shad fishery is mainly in the lower waters of the Hudson river, and the catch diminished so rapidly from 1901 that in 1904 it was only about one-eighth of the average for the decade from 1890 to 1900.
  • Fish are plentiful round the coasts, and the whale-fishery was once an important industry, but the fisheries as a whole have not been developed.
  • A large fleet is engaged in the fishery; and a great number of factories extract the oil for tanning and currying, and for adulterating other more expensive oils, and manufacture the refuse into a valuable guano.
  • Gloucester has the largest fishery interests of any place in the country, and is one of the chief fishing ports of the world.

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