The diversified farming of coral reefs

  • 29 Pages
  • 2.69 MB
  • English
Published for Harold L. Lyon Arboretum by University of Hawaii Press , Honolulu
Aquaculture -- Developing countries., Mariculture -- Oceania., Coral reefs and islands -- Economic aspects -- Oce


Developing countries., Oce

Statementby Maxwell S. Doty.
SeriesHarold L. Lyon Arboretum lecture ;, no. 11
LC ClassificationsSH135 .D67 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3486644M
ISBN 100824808266
LC Control Number82006218

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