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Published by T.F.H. Publications in Neptune City, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cichlids -- Africa, East.,
  • Freshwater fishes -- Africa, East.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 594-610.

Statement[By] Geoffrey Fryer and T. D. Iles.
ContributionsIles, T. D.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 641 p.
Number of Pages641
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13588605M

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