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Seagrass biology proceedings of an international workshop, Rottnest Island, Western Australia, 25-29 January 1996 by

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Published by Faculty of Sciences, University of Western Australia in Nedlands, W.A .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Seagrasses -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by John Kuo ... [et al.].
ContributionsKuo, John.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 385 p. :
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15422465M
ISBN 100864224451

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