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Descriptions of three new animals found in the Pacific Ocean

Menzies, Archibald

Descriptions of three new animals found in the Pacific Ocean

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Published by Benjamin White and Son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parasites -- Pacific Ocean.,
  • Fasciolidae.,
  • Echeneidae.,
  • Leeches -- Pacific Ocean.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Archibald Menzies ; read April 6, 1790.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL757 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 187-188
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19447657M

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Descriptions of three new animals found in the Pacific Ocean by Menzies, Archibald Download PDF EPUB FB2

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