System Glossary
 Glossary Search for overfishing (Search Options)

Definition of Term

(English) Applying a fishing effort beyond which will generate a desirable, sustainable, or 'safe' population or stock level. For long-lived species, overfishing starts well before the stock becomes overfished. (See also: fishing effort, fishery, open access fishery)
(French) Action d'appliquer un effort de pêche tel que le niveau supportable par le stock ou la population équilibrée est dépassé(e). (See also: fishing effort, fishery, open access fishery)
(Portuguese) Esforço de pesca que põe em perigo um stock de peixe. (See also: fishing effort, fishery, open access fishery)

Other Search Engines

European Environment Agency Glossary of the European Environmental Agency
Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia Britannica Highly authoritative source
EPA Terms Glossary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Google Search The largest Internet Search Engine
Google Image Search for Images related to the term
eENVplus Thesaurus Thesaurus gathering glossaries for biodiversity, environment and biogeography
A-Z Biodiversity Terms Glossary providing definitions of terms, areas and acronyms related to biodiversity, commonly used, internationally recognized where possible, well referenced, and derived from legitimate sources
Glossary Index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Back to Search
Back to Top