A fishery is an organization involved in raising or harvesting fish that is recognized by the government and has certain legal obligations. It may engage in the process of raising fish through a hatchery or aquaculture or by capturing wild fish. Most fisheries catch fish in the wild, but the number of fish farms has increased recent years. Take this to learn more about fishery.
What is recreational fishing?
fishing for livelihood
fishing for pleasure or sport
fishing for commercial industries
What does fishery refer to?
a place where fish are raised or harvested
a place where fish are stored
a place where you buy fish
What is the name of a facility designed to raise and breed fish?
Which industry is devoted to catching, processing or selling fish for profit?
What right does a fishery have?
catching fish in an allotted area and during a specific time
catching fish in an allotted area anytime
catching fish anywhere anytime
Which country is not among the world's leading fishing industries?
Fishing is a ______ business.
Why is overfishing a problem?
It leads to depletion of fish populations.
It leads to extinction of fish populations.
Both of the above.
Which U.S. agency closely monitor the movement of fishing boats?
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Coast Guard
When was the U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries established?
Which American president signed the fish commission bill into law?
President Ulysses S. Grant
President Andrew Johnson
President Grover Cleveland
Who was the first commissioner of fish and fisheries?
G. Brown Goode
Spencer Fullerton Baird
Where is U.S. Fish Commission headquarters located?
Arlington County, Virginia
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Little Rock, Arkansas
Which of the following is a globally recognized marine research center?
Living Art Marine Center
What is the new name of U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries?
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
National Fish Hatchery System (NFHS)
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC)
The National Marine Fisheries Service is a part of:
Department of the Interior
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Which of the following is the latest and most important law that regulates the fishing industry in the U.S.?
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act
Sustainable Fisheries Act
What is the main objective of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act?
to establish fishing limits
to prevent overfishing
both of the above
Which U.S. government agency oversees fisheries and fish hatcheries?
National Marine Fisheries Service
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
How many fish hatcheries does the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service supervise?