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Fauconneau, B. ;S.Bonnet ; C. Dourin ; C. Gulbert ; F. Lefever and C. Bauvineau (1994). Assessment of muscle biochemical and histochemical criteria for flesh quality in salmonids. In : Measures for success. P. Kestemont ; J . Muir ;F. Serial and P. Williot ( Eds.) Camagree- edition , PP.225- 238 .
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Al Mukntar, M. A. (1983) some Biological aspects of Hemri Barbus sharpegi and Shelige Aspius vorax from Al Hammar marsh. MSc. Thesis, Basrah University, Basrah, Iraq.
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