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Oskar Haempel - bibliography

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Austrian hydrobiologist, born May 12, 1882, Malec, Poland; died January 2, 1953, Vienna.


  • Leitfaden der Biologie der Fische. 1912.
  • Das Tier- und Pflanzenleben unserer Alpenseen. 1915.
  • Handbuch der modernen Fischereiwirtschaftslehre. With E. Doljan. 1921.
  • Fischereibiologie der Alpenseen. 1930.

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