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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Seashore ecology

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith illus. by Bob Hines
SeriesSignet science library book
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14618464M

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