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(English) A device by which or an area where an individual can avoid predation, also: a part of the range of a stock which is not accessible to fishing and therefore enables a species or stock to survive higher fishing levels outside the refuge. An elasmobranch reproductive behavior, wherein a female shark retreats to limit male reproductive access (Ref. 49562). (See also: predator)

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