Carrying capacity. Carrying capacity refers to the number of individuals who can be supported in a given area within natural resource limits, and without degrading the environment for present and future generations. Carrying capacity may include. Carrying Capacity may be. Physical capacity
Carrying Capacity may be
Emotional or psychological capacity
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Pop at year end must = or exceed the Pop at start
Final pop = Start pop + Growth – mortality & take
If the result is positive then the MSY has not been exceeded.
If it is negative the MSY has been exceeded.