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Term Species

A taxonomic unit that brings together a group of individuals which share morphology, physiology, ecology and distribution, and which have the ability to produce fertile offspring by mating with other members of the species. Species richness is one of the most commonly used measures for quantifying biodiversity in a specific place.

Topic  BiodiversityProtected areas