Origin of overfish
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Humberto Leon and Carol Lim used their spring collection to send a message about the perils of overfishing.Kenzo Spring/ Summer 2014: California Roots
September 29, 2013
Increased demand causes a severe drain upon the shellfish beds, which soon leads to overfishing.
This idea has caused great harm to the shellfisheries, stimulating men to wreck certain localities by overfishing.
On the other hand, the shallow-water grounds are rapidly becoming barren from overfishing.
The industry as a whole is gradually declining, as overfishing has made it impossible for the natural supply to perpetuate itself.
Severe climatic conditions and overfishing by man are the direct causes of this decline.