catchability-led stock collapse
the tendency for small schools of fish to aggregate into larger schools, resulting in a continued high fishing pressure although the total stock has declined. Also called hyperaggregation

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • hyperaggregation — catchability led stock collapse (the tendency for small schools of fish to aggregate into larger schools, resulting in a continued high fishing pressure although the total stock has declined) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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