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Impacts of physical disturbance on the recovery of a macrofaunal community: A comparative analysis using traditional and novel approaches. / Wan Hussin, Wan Mohd Rauhan; Cooper, Keith M.; Frojan, Christopher R. S. Barrio; Defew, Emma C.; Paterson, David M.

In: Ecological Indicators, Vol. 12, No. 1, 01.2012, p. 37-45.

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Wan Hussin, WMR, Cooper, KM, Frojan, CRSB, Defew, EC & Paterson, DM 2012, 'Impacts of physical disturbance on the recovery of a macrofaunal community: A comparative analysis using traditional and novel approaches' Ecological Indicators, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 37-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.03.016

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Wan Hussin, W. M. R., Cooper, K. M., Frojan, C. R. S. B., Defew, E. C., & Paterson, D. M. (2012). Impacts of physical disturbance on the recovery of a macrofaunal community: A comparative analysis using traditional and novel approaches. Ecological Indicators, 12(1), 37-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.03.016

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Wan Hussin WMR, Cooper KM, Frojan CRSB, Defew EC, Paterson DM. Impacts of physical disturbance on the recovery of a macrofaunal community: A comparative analysis using traditional and novel approaches. Ecological Indicators. 2012 Jan;12(1):37-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.03.016

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Wan Hussin, Wan Mohd Rauhan ; Cooper, Keith M. ; Frojan, Christopher R. S. Barrio ; Defew, Emma C. ; Paterson, David M. / Impacts of physical disturbance on the recovery of a macrofaunal community: A comparative analysis using traditional and novel approaches. In: Ecological Indicators. 2012 ; Vol. 12, No. 1. pp. 37-45.

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