Reducing environmental impacts of coastal aquaculture

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .

Written in English

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  • Aquaculture -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Seafood poisoning.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 19-26).

Book details

Other titlesCoastal aquaculture.
StatementIMO/FAO/Unesco/WMO/WHO/IAEA/UN/UNEP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution, GESAMP.
SeriesReports and studies ;, no. 47
ContributionsIMO/FAO/Unesco/WMO/WHO/IAEA/UN/UNEP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution, GESAMP.
LC ClassificationsTD428.A68 R43 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1320907M
LC Control Number92196325

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