Effect of river outflow management on marine life

@article{Aleem1972EffectOR,
  title={Effect of river outflow management on marine life},
  author={Anwar Abdel Aleem},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1972},
  volume={15},
  pages={200-208}
}
  • A. A. Aleem
  • Published 1 August 1972
  • Environmental Science
  • Marine Biology
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