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Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. / Pecceu, Ellen; Allegaert, Wim; Vanelslander, Bart; Polet, Hans; Van Hoey, Gert.

Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. 2019. blz. 22.

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Pecceu, E, Allegaert, W, Vanelslander, B, Polet, H & Van Hoey, G 2019, Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. in Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. blz. 22.

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Pecceu, E., Allegaert, W., Vanelslander, B., Polet, H., & Van Hoey, G. (2019). Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. In Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector (blz. 22)

Vancouver

Pecceu E, Allegaert W, Vanelslander B, Polet H, Van Hoey G. Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. In Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. 2019. blz. 22

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Pecceu, Ellen ; Allegaert, Wim ; Vanelslander, Bart ; Polet, Hans ; Van Hoey, Gert. / Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. Using Geofish to estimate potential catch loss for the fishery sector. 2019. blz. 22

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