Skin ulcer disease of flounder (Platichthys flesus)
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Skin ulcer disease of flounder (Platichthys flesus) disease patterns and characterization of an etiological agent by Tom Wiklund

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Published by Åbo Akademi University Press in Åbo .
Written in English


  • Platichthys flesus -- Diseases.,
  • Skin -- Ulcers.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 36-42).

Statementby Tom Wiklund.
SeriesActa Academiae Aboensis. Ser. B, Mathematica et physica,, vol. 54, nr. 2, Acta Academiae Aboensis., v. 54, nr. 2.
LC ClassificationsAS262 .A35 Vol. 54, nr. 2, SH179.P44 .A35 Vol. 54, nr. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL888031M
ISBN 109529616465
LC Control Number95177383

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