Production and harvest of bait fishes in ponds
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Production and harvest of bait fishes in ponds by Sheldon B. Hedges

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Published by Michigan Dept. of Conservation in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Fish culture -- Michigan,
  • Baitfish -- Michigan.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 30).

Other titlesProduction and harvest of bait fishes in Michigan
Statementby Sheldon B. Hedges and Robert C. Ball.
SeriesMiscellaneous publication / Institute for Fisheries Research -- no. 6, Miscellaneous publication (Michigan. Institute for Fisheries Research) -- no. 6.
ContributionsBall, Robert C., 1912-
LC ClassificationsSH 11 .M5 A55 no.6
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19908713M

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