Seaweed resources of the ocean
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Seaweed resources of the ocean by GoМ€ran Michanek

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


  • Marine algae -- Economic aspects,
  • Marine algae culture

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Edition Notes

Statementby Göran Michanek.
SeriesFAO fisheries technical paper ;, no. 138
LC ClassificationsSH1 .F2 no. 138, SH390 .F2 no. 138
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4946512M
LC Control Number76374302

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