marginal yield

the increase in yield obtained by an increase in fishing effort by one unit

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • marginal — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin marginalis, from Latin margin , margo Date: 1573 1. written or printed in the margin of a page or sheet < marginal notes > 2. a. of, relating to, or situated at a margin or border b. not of central importance < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Marginal Land — Arid and generally unhospitable land. Marginal land usually has little or no potential for profit, and often has poor soil or other undesirable characteristics. This land is often located at the edge of deserts or other desolate areas. Marginal… …   Investment dictionary

  • marginal efficiency of capital — The percentage yield earned on an additional unit of capital. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

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