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Published by South Pacific Commission in Noumea, New Caledonia .
Written in English



  • Pitcairn Island.


  • Skipjack tuna fisheries -- Pitcairn Island.,
  • Baitfish fisheries -- Pitcairn Island.,
  • Fishery resources -- Pitcairn Island.

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Edition Notes

StatementA.W. Argue and R.E. Kearney.
SeriesSkipjack Survey and Assessment Programme final country report ;, no. 4
ContributionsKearney, R. E., South Pacific Commission.
LC ClassificationsSH351.T8 A73 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2780991M
LC Control Number83205488

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