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A space that a person occupies, either ‘permanently’ (primary territory), regularly (secondary territory), or only rarely (tertiary territory)

territory

any area defended by an animal against members of the same species. During the breeding season breeding territories may be defended, but territoriality may occur outside the breeding season, for example in defending feeding territories. In breeding territories, the male usually defends the area against other males, and territoriality may last all, or only a part of, the breeding season. The term is not to be confused with HOME RANGE.
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Egyptian fishermen took advantage of the security deterioration to try to fish illegally, but the coastguards and the Yemeni fishermen were able to prove that even if there is a deterioration of security in Yemen we can guard our territorial waters," Mahdi said.
It is also important for Japan to make efforts to boost its effective control over its own territorial waters.
Iranian media said on July 3 that Tehran had seized the fishing boats in territorial waters near its first nuclear power plant that is currently under construction in Bushehr.
Our understanding from that is that the boarding party returned to its boats which were then promptly arrested by a groupof Iranianpatrol boats inside Iraqi territorial waters," he said.
The extent and definition of territorial waters in this part of the world is very complicated.
Considering statements by British sailors that the boats carrying them mistakenly entered Iran's territorial waters, the armed forces decided to release the boats and their occupants," Armed Forces spokesman General Ali Reza Afshar told the radio.
They will be prosecuted for illegally entering Iranian territorial waters," Al-Alam television reported.
But last night, the Ministry for Transport said that under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995, Mr Darling had no powers over the ships outside of territorial waters.
law enforcement vessels and aircraft to patrol territorial waters, and airspace of Caribbean nations with Caribbean law enforcement officials onboard.
It also points out that, although Kenyan territorial waters cover only six per cent of the lake, it has more boats and fishermen.
A Russian plane fired warning shots at a ship flying the Japanese flag near the country's territorial waters Tuesday afternoon after the ship ignored orders to halt, the Japan Coast Guard said.
A protection fee is paid to the Iranians that guarantees them safe passage through territorial waters,'' the admiral said.