Overfishing meaning

The definition of overfishing is when there is so much fishing that a population of fish is in jeopardy of not being able to sustain themselves within a certain area.

An example of overfishing is the worldwide swordfish populations being commercially fished.

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Present participle of overfish.
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Fishing that reduces the stock of remaining fish in an area to below that which is acceptable.
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