OPEN ACCESS plSSN : 0374-8111 | elSSN : 2287-8815
OPEN ACCESS plSSN : 0374-8111elSSN : 2287-8815
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Korean Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ISSN 0374-8111) is published by the Korean Society of Fisheires and Aquatic Science (KOSFAS).

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