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overfishing
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Definition
Extensive fisheries activities that are beyond the capacity for the population to replenish their stocks. Overfishing upsets the aquatic ecosystem and leads to depletion of biological resources.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/104860.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/104860
Used For
fishing overexploitation
over-fishing
Broader Term
fisheries
Related Term
anthropogenic activities
environmental impact
fisheries management
population ecology
Spanish
sobreexplotación pesquera
Term Number
104860