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Definition of Management Indicator Species (MIS)

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Definition as written by Magpye:

(Environmental) A species selected because its welfare is presumed to be an indicator of the welfare of other species in the habitat. A species whose condition can be used to assess the impacts of management actions on a particular area. Managing for these species usually requires significant allocations of land or resources.

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