To treat or not to treat: a quantitative review of the effect of biofouling and control methods in shellfish aquaculture to evaluate the necessity of removal

@article{Sievers2017ToTO,
  title={To treat or not to treat: a quantitative review of the effect of biofouling and control methods in shellfish aquaculture to evaluate the necessity of removal},
  author={Michael Sievers and Isla Fitridge and Samantha Bui and Tim Dempster},
  journal={Biofouling},
  year={2017},
  volume={33},
  pages={755 - 767}
}
Abstract The global growth of farmed shellfish production has resulted in considerable research investigating how biofouling compromises farm productivity. Shellfish fitness can be compared between fouled stock and stock which has undergone treatment. As treatment options are often harsh, they may deleteriously affect stock. The projected impact of biofouling may therefore be confounded by the impact of treatments. Given the substantial cost of fouling removal, some have questioned the… Expand
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