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Attenuation of species abundance distributions by sampling. / Shimadzu, Hideyasu; Darnell, Ross.

In: Royal Society Open Science, Vol. 2, 140219, 22.04.2015.

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Shimadzu, H & Darnell, R 2015, 'Attenuation of species abundance distributions by sampling', Royal Society Open Science, vol. 2, 140219. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140219

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Shimadzu H, Darnell R. Attenuation of species abundance distributions by sampling. Royal Society Open Science. 2015 Apr 22;2. 140219. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140219

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Shimadzu, Hideyasu ; Darnell, Ross. / Attenuation of species abundance distributions by sampling. In: Royal Society Open Science. 2015 ; Vol. 2.

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