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Phylogeny and biogeography of the Triacanthodidae (Tetraodontiformes, Teleostei).

Francesco Santini

Phylogeny and biogeography of the Triacanthodidae (Tetraodontiformes, Teleostei).

by Francesco Santini

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Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.

The Physical Object
Pagination213 leaves.
Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL19480537M
ISBN 100612784916

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