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A combined ecosystem and value chain modeling approach for evaluating societal cost and benefit of fishing. / Christensen, V.; Steenbeck, J.; Failler, Pierre.

In: Ecological Modelling, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2011, p. 857-864.

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Christensen, V. ; Steenbeck, J. ; Failler, Pierre. / A combined ecosystem and value chain modeling approach for evaluating societal cost and benefit of fishing. In: Ecological Modelling. 2011 ; Vol. 22, No. 3. pp. 857-864.

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