2. Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment: An Industry Perspective

  1. Sandra E. Shumway
  1. William Dewey1,
  2. Jonathan P. Davis1 and
  3. Daniel C. Cheney2

Published Online: 30 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch2

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

How to Cite

Dewey, W., Davis, J. P. and Cheney, D. C. (2011) Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment: An Industry Perspective, in Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment (ed S. E. Shumway), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch2

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Taylor Shellfish Farms, Shelton, WA, USA

  2. 2

    Pacific Shellfish Institute, Olympia, WA, 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 aquaculture industry;
  • shellfish and environmental integrity;
  • water quality advocates;
  • Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP);
  • Taylor Shellfish Farms (TSF);
  • land use planning and zoning;
  • Washington State's Growth Management Act (GMA);
  • Magnuson Stevens Act and essential fish habitat (EFH);
  • best management practices (BMPs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shellfish farmers and harvesters history of water quality protection and stewardship roles

  • BMPs, the shellfish industry, and the role of available research

  • Conclusion

  • Literature cited