7. Bivalve Shellfish Aquaculture and Eutrophication

  1. Sandra E. Shumway
  1. JoAnn M. Burkholder1 and
  2. Sandra E. Shumway2

Published Online: 30 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch7

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

How to Cite

Burkholder, J. M. and Shumway, S. E. (2011) Bivalve Shellfish Aquaculture and Eutrophication, in Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment (ed S. E. Shumway), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch7

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center of Applied Aquatic Ecology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, 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:

  • bivalve aquaculture and eutrophication;
  • Farm Aquaculture Resource Management (FARM) model;
  • cultural eutrophication;
  • nutrient cycling and food web dynamics;
  • nutrient enrichment and phytoplankton;
  • localized effects on nutrient dynamics;
  • mussel farm;
  • ecosystem-scale effects;
  • mussel farming and eutrophication effects;
  • shellfish aquaculture meeting seafood demand

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Most commonly reported: localized changes associated with shellfish aquaculture

  • Interpretations from an ecosystem approach

  • Modeling efforts to assess relationships between bivalve aquaculture and eutrophication

  • Eutrophication of coastal waters from land-based nutrients

  • Ecological and economic benefit of bivalve aquaculture in combating eutrophication

  • Conclusions

  • Literature cited