Goods and services of extensive aquaculture: shellfish culture and nutrient trading

@article{Ferreira2015GoodsAS,
  title={Goods and services of extensive aquaculture: shellfish culture and nutrient trading},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Gomes Ferreira and Suzanne B Bricker},
  journal={Aquaculture International},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={803-825}
}
Bivalve shellfish play an important role in top-down control of primary symptoms of eutrophication. This short-circuits the process of organic decomposition and promotes an enhancement of underwater light climate, improved oxygenation of bottom water, and restoration of submerged aquatic vegetation. This review analyses this ecosystem service as a potential actor in watershed-level nutrient credit trading programmes and explores the possibilities of implementation of such programmes in Europe… CONTINUE READING
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