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    3.17) A lake has a carrying capacity of 10,000 fish. At the current level of fishing, 2000 fish per year are taken and the fish population seems to hold fairly steady at about 4000. If you wanted to maximize the sustainable yield, what would you suggest in terms of population size and yield?

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    Sustainable means that we can hope to catch this same number of fish every year, not just the first year. It is a strategy that seeks to perpetuate the population at a high ...

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