Environment, adaptation, and evolution
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Environment, adaptation, and evolution scallop ecology across the latitudinal gradient = Umwelt, Anpassung und Evolution : Ökologie der Jakobsmuscheln im latitudinalen Gradienten by Olaf Heilmayer

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Published by Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Vertrieb durch K. Kamloth in Bremerhaven, Bremen .
Written in English


  • Scallops -- Ecology.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesUmwelt, Anpassung und Evolution :
StatementOlaf Heilmayer.
SeriesBerichte zur Polar- und Meeresforschung,, 480
LC ClassificationsSH372 .H45 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3463158M
LC Control Number2005424912

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