Common fishery

COMMON FISHERY. A fishery to which all persons have a right, such as the cod fisheries off Newfoundland. A common fishery is different from a common of fishery, which is the right to fish in another's pond, pool, or river. See Fishery.

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This yearly deduction exercise allows the Commission to immediately address the damage done to the stocks overfished in the previous year and ensure a sustainable use by Member States of common fishery resources.
It was to immediately address the damage done to the stocks overfished in the previous year and ensure a sustainable use by Member States of common fishery resources, the statement said.
Section 3 then gets into FSAS application programs, such as FISHPARM, a program for estimating the parameters of common fishery models by nonlinear least squares; BIREG, bivariate regression analyses; SEGREG, segmented linear regression analysis, and others.