Effects on commercial fishing of petroleum development off the northeastern United States

a study conducted within the Marine Policy and Ocean Management Program of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Marine Policy and Ocean Management Program.

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  • Fisheries -- Environmental aspects -- Northeastern States.,
  • Oil well drilling, Submarine -- Environmental aspects -- Northeastern States.,
  • National Sea Grant Program -- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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Statementby David W. Allen. ... [et al.].
SeriesWHOI -- 76-66., WHOI (Series) -- 76-66.
ContributionsAllen, David W.
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
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Open LibraryOL15174843M

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