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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fishes -- Feeding and feeds

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Tom Lovell.
ContributionsLovell, Tom, 1934-, Lovell, Tom, 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSH156 .L68 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 267 p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL381892M
ISBN 100412077019
LC Control Number98044242

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