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Trematode-induced alterations in shell shape of the mud snail Zeacumantus subcarinatus (Prosobranchia: Batillariidae)

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Trematode-induced alterations in shell shape of the mud snail Zeacumantus subcarinatus (Prosobranchia : Batillariidae). / Hay, K. B.; Fredensborg, B. L.; Poulin, R.

I: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Bind 85, Nr. 4, 01.08.2005, s. 989-992.

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Hay, KB, Fredensborg, BL & Poulin, R 2005, 'Trematode-induced alterations in shell shape of the mud snail Zeacumantus subcarinatus (Prosobranchia: Batillariidae)', Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, bind 85, nr. 4, s. 989-992. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315405012002

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Hay, K. B., Fredensborg, B. L., & Poulin, R. (2005). Trematode-induced alterations in shell shape of the mud snail Zeacumantus subcarinatus (Prosobranchia: Batillariidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 85(4), 989-992. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315405012002

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Hay KB, Fredensborg BL, Poulin R. Trematode-induced alterations in shell shape of the mud snail Zeacumantus subcarinatus (Prosobranchia: Batillariidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 2005 aug 1;85(4):989-992. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315405012002

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Hay, K. B. ; Fredensborg, B. L. ; Poulin, R. / Trematode-induced alterations in shell shape of the mud snail Zeacumantus subcarinatus (Prosobranchia : Batillariidae). I: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 2005 ; Bind 85, Nr. 4. s. 989-992.

Bibtex

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