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What does it mean to be biologically productive?

Definition of Biological productivity: The quantity of organic matter or its equivalent in dry matter, carbon, or energy content which is accumulated during a given period of time..

Besides, what is primary productivity in biology?

In marine ecosystem: Biological productivity. Primary productivity is the rate at which energy is converted by photosynthetic and chemosynthetic autotrophs to organic substances. The total amount of productivity in a region or system is gross primary productivity.

What is productivity in the ocean?

Ocean productivity largely refers to the production of organic matter by “phytoplankton,” plants suspend- ed in the ocean, most of which are single-celled. Therefore, SP in the ocean is small in comparison to NPP.
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