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v. o·ver·fished, o·ver·fish·ing, o·ver·fish·es. v.

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Overfishing, Overfishing,
Status of Stocks
implementing stronger measures to prevent overfishing on all U.S. stocks.
Historical Overfishing and the Recent Collapse of Coastal Ecosystems
Over 80 percent of fisheries overfished: report
Over 80 percent of fisheries overfished: report. Employees of a fish company in Scheveningen, Netherlands, prepare the herrings for consumption.

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Conserve the Shark Population by Ending Overfishing
By Elaine Murphy on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 11:27am Shark populations across the world are suffering from extreme overfishing.
Catch limits for Southeast coast to be considered
AP CHARLESTON, SC -- Annual catch limits for species of fish caught off the Southeast coast will be considered this week as the federal government works to prevent overfishing of the nation's seafood stocks.
Hake population has withstood overfishing, thanks to the warming of the sea
Ms Goikoetxea has shown that, especially between 1895 and 1990, the adult population of hake (SSB or spawning stock biomass) dropped considerably, probably because of overfishing.
Global warming could drive native fish from Wisconsin lakes
By Noel KirkpatrickTue, Aug 16 2011 at 12:35 PM EST Cisco are found in about 170 inland lakes in Wisconsin, and were once the foundation for fisheries in the state until its population began to decline due to overfishing and invasive species.
Overfishing 101: A Big Fish story we should take seriously
Mark Leach of Harwich, Mass., with a 65-pound cod on the deck of his boat in 1987. one” that got away.

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Overfishing - A global environmental problem, threat to our oceans
Overfishing - A global environmental problem, threat to our oceans and disaster. Overfishing.
Overfishing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlantic cod stocks were severely overfished in the 1970s and 1980s, leading to their abrupt collapse in 1992.
Overfishing | Greenpeace International
Many marine ecologists think that the biggest single threat to marine ecosystems today is overfishing.
Overfishing -- National Geographic
Learn about the environmental issue of overfishing and its consequences in this oceans article from National Geographic.

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