trophic state/status

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The degree of biological productivity of a waterbody, which largely reflects the availability of nutrients within it. It may be oligotrophic (nutrient poor), mesotrophic (moderately productive), or eutrophic (very productive and fertile).

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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