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(English) Species richness refers to the number of species in a given area; the more species, the greater the species richness. Used to identify biodiversity conservation priorities. (See also: biodiversity, species, conservation)
(French) La richesse spécifique se rapporte au nombre d'espèces dans un espace donné ; plus il y a d'espèces, plus la richesse spécifique est grande. Utilisé pour identifier les priorités pour la conservation de la biodiversité. (See also: biodiversity, species, conservation)

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