fishery vs piscary what difference

what is difference between fishery and piscary



fish +‎ -ery


  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪʃəɹi/


fishery (countable and uncountable, plural fisheries)

  1. (uncountable) Fishing: the catching, processing and marketing of fish or other seafood.
  2. (countable) A place related to fishing, particularly:
    1. A place where fish or other seafood are caught: a fishing ground.
    2. A place where fish or other seafood are raised: a fish farm.
    3. A place where fish or other seafood are processed: a seafood factory.
  3. (countable) A right to fish in a particular location; Territorial fishing waters.
  4. (countable) A fishing company.


  • (fishing): See fishing
  • (place to capture fish): fishing ground, fishing space, piscary
  • (place to raise fish): See fish farm
  • (right to capture fish): fishing right, piscary, piscage




From Latin piscarius (relating to fishes or to fishing), from piscis (a fish).


piscary (countable and uncountable, plural piscaries)

  1. fishery
  2. (law) The right or privilege of fishing in somebody else’s waters.
    • It seemed to have been generally understood that the lord could not approve, where the commoners had a right of turbary, piscary, of digging sand, or of taking any species of estovers upon the common.

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