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Oyster farming in the Maritimes

J. C. Medcof

Oyster farming in the Maritimes

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Published by Fisheries Research Board of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.C. Medcof.
SeriesBulletin / Fisheries Research Board of Canada -- no.131
The Physical Object
Pagination157p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20564946M


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