transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 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 NorteMore 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.