Fauna of Pemba Island
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Fauna of Pemba Island a checklist of animals occur[r]ing on Pemba Island, Tanzania by Ludo Koenders

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Published by Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania in [Dar es Salaam] .
Written in English



  • Tanzania,
  • Pemba Island.


  • Zoology -- Tanzania -- Pemba Island

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Edition Notes

StatementLudo Koenders.
SeriesPublication ;, no. 1, Publication (Chama cha Kuhifadhi Wanyamapori, Mimea, na Mazingira yao cha Tanzania) ;, no. 1.
LC ClassificationsQL337.T3 K64 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL339343M
LC Control Number97950392

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