verb-transitive: To fish (a body of water) to such a degree as to upset the ecological balance or cause depletion of living creatures.
verb-intransitive: To fish a body of water so extensively as to exhaust the supply of fish or shellfish.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
Given the price of yellow fin tuna it seems eminantly possible to overfish the sea such that fish become rarer (and more expensive driving technolgy to catch every last one) Why should land be any different?
Huh? Next they state that humans overfish world stocks.
I'm sure we would have found a way to overfish the thalattosaur had it survived the volcanic explosions.
If you overfish the lake eventually there will be no fish left.
Beggars can't be choosy, however, we overfish too much and everyone wants their fish, soon, there will only be raised fish and that will not cover the demand..