U.S. responsibilities in international fisheries matters
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U.S. responsibilities in international fisheries matters by Edward E Wolfe

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Fishery management, International -- United States,
  • Fishery law and legislation -- United States

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Other titlesUS responsibilities in international fisheries matters
StatementEdward E. Wolfe
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 1172
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
The Physical Object
Pagination3, [1] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14937676M

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