Translation of overfish in Spanish:

overfish

Pronunciation: /ˌəʊvərˈfɪʃ; ˌəʊvəˈfɪʃ/

vt

  • pescar* en exceso en, sobrepescar* en; [cod/tuna] pescar* en exceso, sobrepescar* the North Sea has been overfished for decades durante décadas se ha pescado en exceso or se ha sobrepescado en el Mar del Norte
    More example sentences
    • When sharks are overfished, a cascade of effects can lead to a depletion of important grazers of plant life.
    • More than half of the known, managed, major fish species in U.S. waters are not overfished.
    • The sole stock is overfished and it could take between seven and eight years for the cod stock to recover.

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