Sublethal effects of toxic chemicals on aquatic animals proceedings of the Swedish-Netherlands Symposium, Wageningen, The Netherlands, September 2-5, 1975 by Swedish-Netherlands Symposium Wageningen 1975.

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  • Aquatic animals -- Effect of water pollution on -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by J. H. Koeman and J. J. T. W. A. Strik.
ContributionsKoeman, J. H., Strik, J. J. T. W. A.
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LC ClassificationsSH174 .S9 1975
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Paginationvi, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL5214423M
ISBN 100444413995
LC Control Number75044401

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