The ecology of rocky shores by Lewis, J. R.

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Published by English Universities Press in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Seashore ecology -- Great Britain,
  • Coasts -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[by] J.R. Lewis.
SeriesBiological science texts
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH95.7 .L4
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 323 p.
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6000750M
LC Control Number66038333

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