maximum sustainable yield


Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

maximum sustainable yield

the maximum crop that can be removed from a population of animals or plants without adverse effects.
References in periodicals archive ?
Output key parameters computed by using this computer program include carrying capacity (K), maximum sustainable yield (MSY), catchability coefficient (q), intrinsic growth rate (r), replacement yield (Ryield), and final biomass.
Sardinella longiceps, Maximum sustainable yield, Catch and effort data analysis (CEDA), A surplus production model incorporating covariates (ASPIC), Pakistan.
maderensis within the Liberian coastal waters is experiencing exploitation rate close to the maximum sustainable yield amidst the presence of heavy fishing pressure.
Especially with climate change likely to stress marine life in unpredictable ways, Sugihara thinks fishing year after year to a theoretical (and scientifically questionable) maximum sustainable yield could easily tip a vulnerable population toward collapse.
The member states also a took the right decisions for implementation of the principle of maximum sustainable yield [MSY, the level ensuring reproduction of stocks - Ed], long-term management plans for the species concerned and the phase-out of discards.
Finally, in Figure 9, we have shown the numerical example for the maximum sustainable yield where the equilibrium point A([x.
All the fish in the sea; maximum sustainable yield and the failure of fisheries management.
They should be increased to the maximum sustainable yield level," he said at the time.
She acknowledges that she is 'not very happy' to read its chapter on the negative aspects of the EU's fisheries policy: 'You point out that 88% of European fish stocks, measured against maximum sustainable yield, are overexploited.
The councils were concerned with our using a non-traditional 'catch-free' model instead of a maximum sustainable yield approach," said Barbieri.
substantially less than optimal or maximum sustainable yield levels.
Full browser ?