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Sex, drugs, and sea slime

the oceans" oddest creatures and why they matter

by Ellen J. Prager

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEllen Prager
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL122 .P73 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495298M
ISBN 100226678725
ISBN 109780226678726
LC Control Number2010037850
OCLC/WorldCa663102442

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