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Coral reefs report (to accompany H. Con. Res. 8) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Coral reef ecology,
  • Coral reef biology,
  • Coral reef conservation

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 105-69.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17740485M

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