Department of Medicine, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
Received: 30-May-2023, Manuscript No. JOB-23- 98014; Editor assigned: 01- Jun-2023, Pre QC No. JOB-23- 98014 (PQ); Reviewed: 15- Jun-2023, QC No. JOB-23- 98014; Revised: 22-Jun-2023, Manuscript No. JOB-23- 98014 (R); Published: 30-Jun- 2023, DOI: 10.4172/2322- 0066.11.2.003.
Citation: Bazoukis P. Biological Oceanography and Distribution Factors in Marine Biology. RRJ Biol. 2023;11:003.
Copyright: © 2023 Bazoukis P. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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