Fishing in U.S. territorial waters.
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Fishing in U.S. territorial waters. Hearing, Ninetieth Congress, first session, on S. 2324 ... September 18, 1967. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Merchant Marine Fisheries.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Fishery law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Territorial waters -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF26 .C654 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 10 p.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5633966M
LC Control Number68060794

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