Implications of U.S. population growth for recreational fishing
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Implications of U.S. population growth for recreational fishing by Anthony J. Fedler

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


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Other titlesImplications of US population growth for recreational fishing
StatementAnthony J. Fedler & Andrew Holdnak.
ContributionsHoldnak, Andrew., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service., University of Florida. Dept. of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22406227M

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