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Unformatted text preview: notice that the number of fish caught within each species is relatively high and fluctuate by only one and two increments. Given this information, we know that even if the sample size were 25 we would still catch the species’ of fish in about the same proportions, since no species is rarer than the other. 3) The rarified sample for Argentina is smaller than the number of species in the larger sample because unlike Central America, Argentina does have two species of fish which are rarer than the others (See Table 2, column Ni). The last two species, K and L, and possibly even I and J, will be less likely to be captured when the sample size is shrunken to 25 fish....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course NTRES 3220 taught by Professor Yavitt,j. during the Spring '09 term at Cornell.
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