by Dalhousie Ocean Studies Programme, Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 99-106.
|Statement||by Ted L.McDorman...[et al.].|
|Contributions||McDorman, Ted L., Dalhousie Ocean Studies Programme.|
|LC Classifications||JX4408 .M2|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 127 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||127|
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