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exploited population of muskrats with unusual biomass, productivity, and body size

Harvey R. Smith

exploited population of muskrats with unusual biomass, productivity, and body size

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Published by State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Natural Resources Center, Dept. of Environmental Protection in [Hartford] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut,
  • New Haven metropolitan area.
    • Subjects:
    • Muskrat.,
    • Mammal populations -- Connecticut -- New Haven metropolitan area.,
    • Mammals -- Connecticut -- New Haven metropolitan area.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 16.

      StatementHarvey R. Smith and Peter A. Jordan.
      SeriesReport of investigations - State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut ; no. 7, Report of investigations (State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut) ;, no. 7.
      ContributionsJordan, Peter A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE93 .A1165 no. 7, QL737.R638 .A1165 no. 7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 16 p. :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4694845M
      LC Control Number77621434

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