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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Research Laboratory in Duluth, MN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- Michigan, Lake.,
  • Food chains (Ecology),
  • Michigan, Lake.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert V. Thomann and John P. Connolly.
ContributionsConnolly, John P., Environmental Research Laboratory (Duluth, Minn.)
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22443987M

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