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Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico

Thomas H Fritts

Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico

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Published by Bureau of Land Management ; Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Continental shelf -- Environmental aspects -- Mexico, Gulf of

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    Statementby Thomas H. Fritts and Robert P. Reynolds ; prepared for Coastal Ecosystems Project, Office of Biological Services, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
    ContributionsReynolds, Robert P, Coastal Ecosystems Project, United States. Bureau of Land Management, New Orleans Field Station, Tulane University. Museum of Natural History
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 139 p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13605888M

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Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico by Thomas H Fritts Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Land Management: Fish and Wildlife Pilot study of the marine mammals, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type.

Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds, and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico by Fritts, Thomas H ; Reynolds, Robert P ; Coastal Ecosystems Project ; United States.

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