commercial fishing definition

commercial fishing means to take, harvest, hold, transport, or off-load marine species for sale or intended sale (R.I. Gen. Laws § 20-1-3).
commercial fishing means all fishing operations, including fishing operations on rivers, lakes or canals, with the exception of subsistence fishing and recreational fishing;
commercial fishing means attempting to catch fish or any other marine animals or organisms with the intent of disposing of them for profit or trade in commercial channels and does not include subsistence fishing for personal use, sport fishing or charter boat fishing where the vessel is used for carrying sport anglers to available fishing grounds.

Examples of commercial fishing in a sentence

  • Conference on Marine Aquaculture: Effects on the West Coast and Alaska Commercial Fishing Industry.

  • Infrastructure Needs for a Commercial Fishing Port The panel identified three different categories of commercial fishing infrastructure critical to a commercial fishing port: businesses, structures, and space; people (labor); and various ‘intangibles.’ The list below is still a work in progress and thus should not be read as complete; however, the panel does believe that the following items are critical to a functioning commercial fishing port.

  • Applicants for a Mississippi Paddlefish Processor permit must be at least 16 years of age and possess a valid Mississippi Resident or Non-resident Freshwater Commercial Fishing License.

  • During the Paddlefish Summer Harvest Season a Freshwater Commercial Fishing License and Paddlefish summer harvest tags are needed to possess Paddlefish per rules in 40 Miss.

  • The list of the vessels and their dimensions is from a report in Commercial Fishing News, March 1998, pp.

More Definitions of commercial fishing

commercial fishing means any fishing resulting or intending or appearing to result in selling or trading any fish which may be taken during the fishing operations, and does not include artisanal or customary fishing;
commercial fishing means all fishing operations with the exception of subsistence fishing and recreational fishing;
commercial fishing means fishing for commercial purposes;
commercial fishing means a fishing activity engaged in for the purpose of sale of fish or parts of fish.
commercial fishing means fishing, the resulting catch of which is sold or bartered; or is intended to be sold or bartered, other than i) sport fishing, ii) treaty Indian ceremonial and subsistence fishing as referred to in section 22, iii) customary and traditional fishing as referred to in section 23 and defined by and regulated pursuant to NMFS regulations published at 50 CFR Part 300, and iv) Aboriginal groups fishing in British Columbia as referred to in section 24;
commercial fishing means taking, attempting to
commercial fishing means fishing which is undertaken in a commercial fishing area as a regular or occasional occupation for the supply of fish to any market or industry;