Methods of handling and shedding blue crabs
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Methods of handling and shedding blue crabs Calinectes sapidus by Paul Aloysius Haefner

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Published by Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point, Va .
Written in English


  • Callinectes.,
  • Crab fisheries.

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Bibliography: p. 13-14.

StatementPaul A. Haefner, Jr., David Garten.
SeriesSpecial report in applied marine science and ocean engineering -- no. 52., Marine resources advisory series -- no. 8.
ContributionsGarten, David.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14374239M

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