Meaning of Overfishing



English: Overfishing
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Definition: 1

to fish (an area) excessively; to exhaust the supply of usable fish in (certain waters): Scientists are concerned that fishing boats may overfish our coastal waters.

Definition: 2

to fish so as to deplete the supply of fish in certain waters: If the trawlers are going to overfish here, we'll need legislation to restrict their hauls.