U.S. Great Lakes commercial fishing industry
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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English


  • Fisheries -- Great Lakes.

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
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Paginationv, 98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18012521M

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