overharvest


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overharvest

(ˌəʊvəˈhɑːvɪst) agriculture
n
(Agriculture) the harvesting of plants or animals in an unsustainable manner
vb (tr)
(Agriculture) to harvest excessively or in an unsustainable manner
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A witches' brew of maladies " including overharvest, habitat degradation and climate change " has caused a precipitous 30-year decline in worldwide Atlantic salmon populations.
Applied Science--After Texas legalized noodling (hand-fishing) in 2011, some catfish anglers became concerned that this practice might lead to overharvest, especially of large flathead catfish that are targeted when spawning in logs and crevices.
It's entirely possible Fish and Wildlife Service biologists were genuinely concerned about the overharvest of wolves and bears.
Their intelligence and longevity make them popular as pets, and overharvest for the pet trade is devastating populations in the wild.
Hen eiders rear small clutches, and it also takes longer for the birds to mature, so if there is an overharvest, it could have an adverse effect on the species.
This can only be achieved by awareness that it must not be destroyed by educating the people about the economic value of the medicinal plants as the populations already often possess in-depth knowledge about the uses of wild medicinal plants and need to utilize these resources wisely but they are pressured by growing population and poverty and this induces them to overharvest and destroy natural habitats, and mostly this way does not work because the local people also use these plants as a feed to their domestic animals as they are easily available without any cost.
According to a University of Florida IFAS/Sea Grant summary published in the summer of 2013, the oyster decline has coincided with, and likely resulted from, a combination of factors, including drought, parasitism, predation and overharvest.
This improved method will provide more accurate population density estimates critical to prevent regional overharvest of moose.
However, it is important to remember that the continuous overharvest of wall-eye by the commercial gill net fishery is largely responsible for the declines," the report stated.
They range from global phenomena such as climate change and atmospheric pollution, to regional issues such as shifts in fire regimes, disease dynamics, or invasive species, to more localized threats such as overharvest, habitat conversion, and the effects of isolation.
Walleye populations have recovered nicely on this sprawling border water after years of overharvest, making Rainy a top choice for ice and openwater adventures.