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maximum sustainable yield
(English) The average or maximum catch that can be removed under existing environmental conditions over an indefinite period without causing the stock to be depleted, assuming that removals and natural mortality are balanced by stable recruitment and growth. Also called maximum equilibrium catch, maximum sustained yield, sustainable catch. (See also: fishery, natural mortality, recruitment)
production maximum équilibrée
(French) Prise maximale qui peut être prélevée pendant une période indéfinie sans causer l’épuisement du stock, en supposant que les prélèvements et la mortalité naturelle sont équilibrées par un recrutement et une croissance stables. (See also: fishery, natural mortality, recruitment)
captura máxima sustentada
(Portuguese) Captura máxima que pode ser efectuada num período indefinido de tempo, sem causar a deplecção do stock. (See also: fishery, natural mortality, recruitment)

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