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Published by School of Graduate and Professional Studies of the Emporia Kansas State College in Emporia .
Written in English



  • Kansas


  • Fishes -- Parasites.,
  • Freshwater fishes -- Kansas -- Parasites.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert J. Boles.
SeriesThe Emporia State research studies ;, v. 24, no. 1
LC ClassificationsSH175 .B64
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4858787M
LC Control Number75624385

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