sustainable yield
Catch that can be removed over an indefinite period without causing the stock to be depleted. This could be either a constant yield from year to year, or a yield which is allowed to fluctuate in response to changes in abundance; see alsoecologically sustainable development.

Fisheries — dictionary. . 2004.

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