Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 53 - 53.1 - Concept Check: 1

Answer

The survivorship curve for this species of fish is most likely a Type 3 survivorship curve (refer to figure 53.6 on page 1188 for a diagram).

Work Step by Step

Type 3 survivorship curves often have high fecundity (large number of offspring) but those offspring have a low survivability (few of the young probably survive).
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