Parasites of the fresh-water fishes of northern California.
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Published by University of California press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • California.


  • Fishes -- Parasites.,
  • Freshwater fishes -- California.,
  • Helminths.

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Edition Notes

SeriesUniversity of California publications in zoology,, v. 57, no. 5, University of California publications in zoology ;, v. 57, no. 5.
LC ClassificationsQL1 .C15 vol. 57, no. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination303-439 p.
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL205623M
LC Control Numbera 53009489

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