Field guide to eastern Pacific and Hawaiian sharks
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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Commercial Fisheries in Washington .
Written in English



  • Pacific Ocean.


  • Sharks -- Identification.,
  • Sharks -- Pacific Ocean.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 47.

Statementby Susumu Kato, Stewart Springer, and Mary H. Wagner.
SeriesUnited States. Fish and Wildlife Service. Circular ;, 271, Circular (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) ;, 271.
ContributionsSpringer, Stewart, joint author., Wagner, Mary H., joint author.
LC ClassificationsSK361 .A29 no. 271
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5634038M
LC Control Number68060893

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