Survivorship Curves. Survivorship Curve:. A graph that represents the data in a life table , an age-specific summary of the survival pattern of a population. It plots the proportion or the number of survivors in the population for every age.
Specific points allow exact number of survivors to be visible
Types I, II, and III all have varying life spans and survivorship curves compare them
Examples: humans and many large mammals
Examples: squirrels and other rodents, vertebrates, some lizards and some annual plants
Examples: long-lived plants, many fishes, marine invertebrates, oysters
In Populations not experiencing emigration or immigration, the determinants are…