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Changes in the fish fauna of the former Grevelingen estuary, before and after the clousure in 1971

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Doornbos, G. Changes in the fish fauna of the former Grevelingen estuary, before and after the clousure in 1971. Hydrobiological Bulletin 16, 279–283 (1982).

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  • Fish Fauna
  • Grevelingen Estuary