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Define Species Richness

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Which of the following BEST describes species richness?

A

It is the relative abundance of species.

B

It counts the number of species in an area.

C

It evaluates how similar the population sizes of different species are to each other.

D

It measures the genetic diversity of the population.

E

It estimates the total biomass for each species in the area.