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Definition of Species richness

Species richness Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Bioglossary
Description: The number of species within a region. (A term commonly used as a measure of species diversity, but technically only one aspect of diversity.)
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Glossary of Marine Biology
The number of species in an area or biological collection
Species richness Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Species richness is the number of different species represented in an ecological community, landscape or region. Species richness is simply a count of species, and it does not take into account the abundances of the species or their relative abundance distributions. In contrast, species diversity takes into account both species richness and species evenness.

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