PiscesLogoSmallerStill Using the Michaelis-Menten method as a stopping rule

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The output for this method gives both the estimated asymptote and the observed or average species number. Undertake the Michaelis-Menten calculations with 'Number of random selections of sample order' (R) set to 1. As sampling proceeds the estimated asymptote which initially lies well above the observed species number moves closer to the observed species number. Sampling can be assumed to be complete when the asymptotic estimate equals or is less than the observed species number.