equilibrium catch
the catch (in numbers) taken from a fish stock when it is in equilibrium with fishing of a given intensity, and (apart from the effects of environmental variation) its abundance does not change from one year to the next. Also called sustainable yield, equilibrium yield. Abbreviated as CE or CE

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Ce — photophore at the upper end of the gill cover where it meets the lateral line in Myctophidae common era, a non religious way of expressing years in the calendar based on the years of the Christian era. Note there is no year 0 so the year before 1 …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • maximum sustainable yield — (MSY) The largest average catch or yield that can continuously be taken from a stock under existing environmental conditions. (For species with fluctuating recruitment, the maximum might be obtained by taking fewer fish in some years than in… …   Fisheries — dictionary

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