overfish

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ fish

Verb[edit]

overfish (third-person singular simple present overfishes, present participle overfishing, simple past and past participle overfished)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To fish excessively, often substantially reducing over several years the supply of one or more species of fish in an area.