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Crustaceans by Thomas Cornish

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Published by W. Clowes and Sons in London .
Written in English


  • Crustacea,
  • Shellfish,
  • Arthropoda

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPapers of the conferences held in connection with the great International Fisheries Exhibition.
Statementby Thomas Cornish.
ContributionsInternational Fisheries Exhibition ( (1883 : London, England)
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23292005M

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