balanced population


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

First Known Use of balanced population

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Balanced population.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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