8. Mussel Farming as a Tool for Re-Eutrophication of Coastal Waters: Experiences from Sweden

  1. Sandra E. Shumway
  1. Odd Lindahl

Published Online: 30 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch8

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment

How to Cite

Lindahl, O. (2011) Mussel Farming as a Tool for Re-Eutrophication of Coastal Waters: Experiences from Sweden, in Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment (ed S. E. Shumway), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960967.ch8

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden

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:

  • mussel farming for coastal water re-eutrophication;
  • coastal water eutrophication and anoxic bottom conditions;
  • longline farming;
  • mussel farming value;
  • commercial mussel farming;
  • cleaning devices;
  • nutrient harvest;
  • Swedish case, Lysekil buyer of nutrient emission quota;
  • mussel meal high-quality protein;
  • mussel farming combating eutrophication effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mussel farming: open landscape feeding in the sea

  • Estimating the environmental value of mussel farming

  • Trading nutrient discharges

  • Agricultural environmental aid program and mussel farming

  • Added ecosystem services through mussel farming

  • The city of lysekil, the first buyer of a nutrient emission quota

  • Swedish mussel farming and its markets

  • Mussel meal instead of fish meal in organic feeds

  • Mussel meal in feeds for organic poultry

  • The use of the mussel remainder as fertilizer and biogas production

  • Risk assessment of mussels for seafood, feed, and fertilizer

  • Conclusions of the Swedish experience

  • Literature cited