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overfish
American English: /ˌoʊvərˈfɪʃ/
British English: /əʊvəˈfɪʃ/

Translation of overfish in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 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
    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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