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Factors affecting growth as population density Density dependence Competition Territoriality Disease Predation Harvest regulations Quota systems Size limits Moratoriums Ex. With fish you can only harvest so many at a time Endangered species: Declining Populations Ex. Eagles, cheetahs *human population is growing faster than exponential Immigration: influx of individuals Emigration: movement of individuals out of an area Metapopulations Multiple populations linked by im/emigration Patches of habitat across landscapes Ex. Aland checkerspot butterfly

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