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(English) Weight of a stock or of a component of a stock, e.g., 'spawning biomass' is the combined weight of mature animals. Standing stock is an alternative term for biomass. Also, the mass of living tissues in either an individual or cumulatively across organisms in a population or ecosystem. (See also: vagility, standing stock, VBGF)
(French) Poids d'une réserve ou d'un composant d'une réserve, par exemple, 'la biomasse de ponte' est le poids combiné des animaux mature. Le stock de biomasse est un terme alternatif pour la biomasse. (See also: vagility, standing stock, VBGF)
(Portuguese) Peso dum stock ou de um dos seus componentes. (See also: vagility, standing stock, VBGF)

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