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(English) Refers to the number of occurrences of a genotype, species, or ecosystem. Used to assign a higher conservation value to the least common genotype, species, or ecosystem. (See also: biodiversity, conservation, richness)
(French) Se réfère au nombre d'apparitions d'un génotype, d'une espèce ou d'un écosystème. Utilisé pour attribuer une plus forte valeur de conservation au génotype, à l'espèce ou à l'écosystème le moins fréquent. (See also: biodiversity, conservation, richness)

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