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Meaning of CARRYING CAPACITY

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The maximum average number or biomass of organisms or of a given species that can be sustained on a long-term basis under a given flow regime by a steam or stream reach.
  2. Maximum average number or biomass of organisms that can be sustained in a habitat over the long term. Usually refers to a particular species, but can be applied to more than one.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the point at or below which a population tends to stabilize.
 

 

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