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Seagrass ecosystems

a scientific perspective

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Published by M. Dekker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seagrasses -- Ecology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by C. Peter McRoy and Carla Helfferich.
    SeriesMarine science ; v. 4
    ContributionsMcRoy, C. Peter, 1941-, Helfferich, Carla, 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495.A14 S4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 314 p. :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4880996M
    ISBN 100824764595
    LC Control Number76009466


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