Definition of Overharvest

1. Verb. To harvest too much, especially at an unsustainably high level ¹



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Definition of Overharvest

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overharvest

overhandles
overhandling
overhands
overhanging
overhanging restoration
overhangs
overhappy
overhard
overharden
overhardened
overhardening
overhardens
overhardly
overhardy
overharvest (current term)
overharvested
overharvesting
overharvests
overhaste
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overhate
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overhating
overhaul
overhauled
overhauling
overhauls
overhead

Literary usage of Overharvest

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1. Warmwater Fisheries: Symposium I (1991) edited by James L. Cooper, R. H. Hamre (1999)
"There is common reference in the literature to preventing overharvest of bass ... Lee Redmond (1974) defined overharvest as that point where the removal of ..."

2. Review of Recreational Fisheries Survey Methods by National Research Council (2006)
"In addition to the mortality associated with shrimp trawl bycatch, the population shows signs of overharvest in the directed fisheries, with truncated ..."

3. Global Economics and the Environment: Toward Sustainable Rural Development by Roger D. Stone, Eve Hamilton (1991)
"... forests to create farms and pastures, and overharvest available natural resources along coasts and in other regions of particular biological importance. ..."

4. Conservation Assessment for Inland Cutthroat Trout: Distribution, Status and edited by Donald A. Duff (1998)
"... hybridization, substantial environmental change, and overharvest. Many populations find themselves in a form of ecological 'catch 22*. ..."

5. Managing Forest Ecosystems to Conserve Fungus Diversity and Sustain Wild edited by David Pilz, Randy Molina (1998)
"... however, came conflicts between recreational and commercial mushroom harvesters, and concerns about the potential overharvest of wild mushrooms and the ..."

6. Conservation and Development of Nontimber Forest Products in the Pacific edited by Bettina Von Hagen, James F. Weigand, Rebecca McLain, Roger Fight (1998)
"Development of special forest product industries raises concerns about the potential for overharvest, conflicts among users often based on destructive ..."

7. Commercialisation of Non-timber Forest Products: Review and Analysis of Research by Roderick P. Neumann, Eric Hirsch (2000)
"Species vulnerability to overharvest correlates strongly with their intrinsic reproductive potential. Similarly, FitzGibbon et al. ..."

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