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Example of Overfishing

Overfishing means literally fishing to the point of wiping out or destroying the local fish population. This global idiocy is responsible for decimating wild fish stocks around the world. It's also driven most of the commercial fisheries to the point of extinction, making normal fishing practices uneconomical by extending the time required to get a commercially viable catch. Aqua farming is being used to make up the food supplies, but ocean restocking is rarely attempted.

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When the place was named Cape Cod was producing huge numbers of cod. The codfish were practically wiped out in the 20th century.

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Fishing down the food web.

Atlantic cod stocks were severely overfished in the 1970s and 1980s, leading to their abrupt collapse in 1992.

Fishing in fishing cone.