Functional diversity in the intertidal macrobenthic community at sewage-affected shores from Southwestern Atlantic.

@article{Llanos2020FunctionalDI,
  title={Functional diversity in the intertidal macrobenthic community at sewage-affected shores from Southwestern Atlantic.},
  author={Elizabeth Noemi Llanos and Mar{\'i}a Andrea Saracho Bottero and Mar{\'i}a Lourdes Jaubet and Rodolfo El{\'i}as and Griselda Valeria Garaffo},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2020},
  volume={157},
  pages={
          111365
        }
}
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