Standing crop and condition of a fish population as an assessment tool of an aquatic ecosystem by Randy Sandberg

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash .

Written in English

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  • Fish populations.,
  • Aquatic ecology.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementRandy Sandberg.
SeriesProblem series - Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University, Problem series (Huxley College of Environmental Studies)
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Pagination40 leaves :
Number of Pages40
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