|MadSci Network: General Biology|
I'm interested in knowing about if there exists a relation between the average size of a living being and the abundance of its species (i.e. are there billions of ants as ants are rather small and only thousands of whales which are some bigger than ants?). I would like to know about a database (or so) where all (or almost all) known species are listed with their average individual weight and population. I guess (and have heard of) there could exist a kind "power law" relation between size and population (population of a species inversely proportional to some power of the average weight of its individuals). And, by the way, how many living species have been classified up to now? Thanks in advance and congratulations for the pretty job you do.
Re: Individuals average weight and species population
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