A natural history of the Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
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Published by South African Association for Marine Biological Research in Marine Parade, South Africa .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementB.I. Everett, R.P. van der Elst and M.H. Schleyer (editors)
SeriesSpecial publication -- no. 8, Special publication (Oceanographic Research Institute (South Africa)) -- no. 8.
ContributionsOceanographic Research Institute (South Africa), South African Association for Marine Biological Research, WWF (Organization)
LC ClassificationsQH195.M6 N38 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24464728M
ISBN 100869890824
ISBN 109780869890820
LC Control Number2009404805

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