overfish definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To fish (a body of water) to such a qualification regarding upset the environmental stability or cause exhaustion of living creatures.
    • To fish to excess.
    • To fish so much the amounts of seafood continuing to be are substantially paid down.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To fish a body of liquid therefore thoroughly regarding exhaust the way to obtain fish or shellfish.
  • verb:
    • To fish in excess.
    • To fish in excess so as to substantially decrease over a long period the supply of several types of fish in a place.
  • others:
    • To fish too much or to excess; fish whilst unduly to decrease the stock or availability of: as, to over-fish a pond.

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