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New Zealand inventory of biodiversity

D. P. Gordon

New Zealand inventory of biodiversity

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Published by Canterbury University Press in Christchurch, N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indentification,
  • Biodiversity,
  • Animals,
  • Classification,
  • Invertebrates,
  • Identification,
  • Chordata

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Dennis P. Gordon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH197.5 .N478 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <2> :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25288394M
    ISBN 109781877257933
    LC Control Number2011379669

    New Zealand Biodiversity Recording Network (NaturewatchNZ) aims to increase knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of New Zealand’s natural history; engage and assist New Zealanders in observing and recording biological information; develop and support online tools to assist individuals and groups to record; view, share and use biological.


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