Fishes of Heron Island
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Fishes of Heron Island Capricorn group, Great Barrier Reef by D. J. Woodland

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St Lucia .
Written in English


  • Fishes -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.),
  • Heron Island (Qld.),
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

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Includes bibliography.

Statementby D.J. Woodland and R.J. Slack-Smith.
SeriesUniversity of Queensland papers. Department of Zoology -- v. 2, no. 2., Papers (University of Queensland. Dept. of Zoology) -- v. 2, no. 2.
ContributionsSlack-Smith, R. J.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 15-69.
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17606235M

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