On the biology of eelgrass in Alaska by C. Peter McRoy

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  • Zostera marina -- Alaska -- Izembek Lagoon.

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Statementby C. Peter McRoy.
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Paginationxi, 156 leaves :
Number of Pages156
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Open LibraryOL15166782M

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