Polychaetes & Allies: The Southern Synthesis
Csiro Publishing, 2000 - Echiura - 465 pages
A comprehensive account of Polychaetes in Australia. Based on nearly 2400 references, the authors reveal the wealth of diversity in the largely unknown world of these worm groups, in terms of their morphology, behaviour, reproduction and significance in marine ecosystems.
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