Lamprey parasitism on Fraser River sockeye and pink salmon during 1967
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Published in New Westminster, B.C .
Written in English



  • British Columbia,
  • Fraser River.


  • Lampreys -- British Columbia -- Fraser River.,
  • Sockeye salmon -- British Columbia -- Fraser River.,
  • Pink salmon -- British Columbia -- Fraser River.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaf 22.

Statementby I. V. Williams and P. Gilhousen.
SeriesInternational Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission. Progress report no. 18
ContributionsGilhousen, Philip, joint author.
LC ClassificationsSH346 .I62 no. 18, SH177.L3 .I62 no. 18
The Physical Object
Pagination22 l.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5338232M
LC Control Number72191724

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