by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English
|Statement||K.E. Osgood, editor.|
|Series||NOAA tech. memo. NMFS-F/SPO -- 89|
|Contributions||Osgood, Kenric Eben, 1961-, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service.|
|LC Classifications||GC1018.5 .C55 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 118 p. :|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||2008412920|
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