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CRASH POPULATION [1 record]

Record 1 1997-07-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Commercial Fishing
DEF

A sudden, rapid decline in the size of a population.

CONT

The fixed policy, heavily subsidized by government, led to the predictable crash of the Grand Banks fishery and to the economies of dozens of local towns and villages along the coast of Newfoundland.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Comportement animal
  • Évolution (Biologie)
  • Pêche commerciale
CONT

En d'autres occasions, des facteurs intrinsèques semblent régir l'accroissement « démographique », et lorsque se produit l'effondrement numérique, on s'aperçoit que la mortalité est très forte chez les jeunes.

Spanish

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