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Species and global change-assessing the extinction point of albacore stocks

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Global change determines the environmental condition and leads to decide the carrying capacity. While carrying capacity determines the extinction of the species, it is an important issue to estimate the extinction point of the species, the minimal carrying capacity, or the tolerant limitation of the species. If it is possible to estimate the tolerant limitation of the species, it will be possible to control the global change. Applied the above idea to the albacore stocks, it revealed that extinction point was about 0.0018% of the present status. From these results, it implies that this method may also suitable to other species for estimating their carrying capacities.

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Wang, C. and Wang, S. (2012) Species and global change-assessing the extinction point of albacore stocks. Natural Science, 4, 419-422. doi: 10.4236/ns.2012.47057.


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