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polychaetes (Annelida, Polychaeta) of Greece checklist, distribution and ecological characteristics by Nomiki Simboura

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Published by Ethniko Kentro Thalassiōn Ereunōn in Athens .
Written in English


  • Polychaeta -- Greece.

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StatementN. Simboura & A. Nicolaidou.
SeriesMonographs on marine science -- no. 4
ContributionsNicolaidou, Artemis., Ethniko Kentro Thalassiōn Ereunōn (Greece)
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22492190M
ISBN 109608665140

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