1. The Role of Shellfish Farms in Provision of Ecosystem Goods and Services

  1. Sandra E. Shumway
  1. João G. Ferreira1,
  2. Anthony J. S. Hawkins2 and
  3. Suzanne B. Bricker3

Published Online: 30 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch1

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

How to Cite

Ferreira, J. G., Hawkins, A. J. S. and Bricker, S. B. (2011) The Role of Shellfish Farms in Provision of Ecosystem Goods and Services, in Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment (ed S. E. Shumway), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Marine Research, New University of Lisbon, Portugal

  2. 2

    Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Silver Springs, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813814131

Online ISBN: 9780470960967

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Keywords:

  • shellfish farms and ecosystem goods;
  • aquaculture in northeast China;
  • Culture Mu in China;
  • integrated multitrophic aquaculture (IMTA);
  • eutrophication assessment;
  • crop rotation;
  • Assessment of Estuarine Trophic Status (ASSETS) model;
  • ShellSIM model for Pacific oyster;
  • integrated catchment management;
  • multitrophic farming

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods of study

  • Ecosystem goods: biomass production

  • Ecosystem services: environmental quality

  • Literature cited