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Biodiversity dynamics and conservation

C. LeМЃveМ‚que

Biodiversity dynamics and conservation

the freshwater fish of tropical Africa

by C. LeМЃveМ‚que

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freshwater fishes -- Variation -- Africa,
  • Freshwater fishes -- Variation -- Tropics,
  • Freshwater fishes -- Conservation -- Africa,
  • Freshwater fishes -- Conservation -- Tropics,
  • Fish communities -- Africa,
  • Fish communities -- Tropics,
  • Freshwater biodiversity conservation -- Africa,
  • Freshwater biodiversity conservation -- Tropics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristian Lévêque.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL635.A1 L48 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 438 p. :
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17163766M
    ISBN 100521031974, 0521031974
    ISBN 109780521031974
    LC Control Number2007271605

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