By John H.S. Blaxter,Alan J. Southward
- Up-to-date experiences on marine biology
- Particular specialize in plankton, fisheries, and crustacea
- Volume 31 contains taxonomic index, cumulative index of titles, and cumulative index of authors for Volumes 1-31
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Advances in Marine Biology: 31 by John H.S. Blaxter,Alan J. Southward