When read in the proper perspective and in the Traditional lens of how Genesis is read in the Church, we can pick up lessons that help us understand the original design of mankind in light of our fallen nature.
The miracle is a parable in action, which teaches Peter, the apostles, and us, that when we obey Christ's commands, we will reap beyond our own efforts. This article also explores the symbolism of he boat, the reaction of Peter, and our participation.
By understanding the construction of the Gospel, we discover how Jesus is the new Adam; and Mary the new Eve. We can also see how it is thought of as Mary's way of giving her son to us, as well as a foreshadowing of the Eucharist.