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(English) Rate of deaths (usually on an annual basis in terms of proportion of the stock dying) from various causes. In population dynamics, the total mortality (Z) = fishing mortality (F) + natural mortality (M). (See also: natural mortality, fishing mortality, VBGF)
(French) Proportion d'individus morts de causes variées (sur une base annuelle en termes de proportion du stock total). En dynamique des populations, la mortalité totale (Z) = mortalité due à la pêche (F) + mortalité naturelle (M). (See also: natural mortality, fishing mortality, VBGF)
(Portuguese) Taxa de mortes po causa várias. (See also: natural mortality, fishing mortality, VBGF)

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