balanced population

noun

Definition of balanced population

: a natural population in a particular land area or body of water that maintains itself year after year with little fluctuation in numbers of individuals in spite of regulated fishing or hunting

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First Known Use of balanced population

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Balanced population.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balanced%20population. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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