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Conservation and productivity of natural waters the proceedings of a symposium organized jointly by the British Ecological Society and the Zoological Society of London, held at the Zoological Society of London on 22 and 23 October, 1970. by

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StatementEdited by R. W. Edwards [and] D. J. Garrod.
SeriesSymposia of the Zoological Society of London,, no. 29
ContributionsEdwards, R. W., Garrod, D. J., British Ecological Society., Zoological Society of London.
LC ClassificationsQL1 .Z733 no. 29, QH90 .Z733 no. 29
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4469009M
ISBN 100126133298
LC Control Number79172369

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