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Bimodality in head shape in European eel

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Bimodality in head shape in European eel. / Ide, C; De Schepper, N; Christiaens, J; Van Liefferinge, C; Herrel, A; Goemans, Geert; Meire, Patrick; Belpaire, Claude; Geeraerts, Caroline; Adriaens, D.

In: Journal of Zoology, Vol. 285, Nr. 3, 2011, blz. 230–238.

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Ide, C, De Schepper, N, Christiaens, J, Van Liefferinge, C, Herrel, A, Goemans, G, Meire, P, Belpaire, C, Geeraerts, C & Adriaens, D 2011, 'Bimodality in head shape in European eel', Journal of Zoology, vol. 285, nr. 3, blz. 230–238. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.2011.00834.x

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Ide, C., De Schepper, N., Christiaens, J., Van Liefferinge, C., Herrel, A., Goemans, G., ... Adriaens, D. (2011). Bimodality in head shape in European eel. Journal of Zoology, 285(3), 230–238. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.2011.00834.x

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Ide, C ; De Schepper, N ; Christiaens, J ; Van Liefferinge, C ; Herrel, A ; Goemans, Geert ; Meire, Patrick ; Belpaire, Claude ; Geeraerts, Caroline ; Adriaens, D. / Bimodality in head shape in European eel. In: Journal of Zoology. 2011 ; Vol. 285, Nr. 3. blz. 230–238.

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