Is maximum sustainable yield independent of body size for mammals (and others)?
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- Charnov, E.L. Evol Ecol (1993) 7: 309. doi:10.1007/BF01237748
Provided carrying capacity (K) for non-primate mammals scales with the −0.75 power of adult body weight (W), MSY (in weight) should be approximately one-sixth ofC, whereC is defined byK =CW−0.75.
Keywordspopulation dynamics mammals harvesting production