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1. Carrying capacity
Maximum average number or biomass of organisms that can be sustained in a habitat over the long term. Usually refers to a particular species , but can be applied to more than one.

2. Carrying capacity
The maximum average number or biomass of organisms or of a given species that can be sustained on a long-term basis under a given flow regime by a steam or stream reach.

3. Carrying capacity
The maximum population size that can be regularly sustained by an environment; the point where the population size levels off in the logistic growth model.