An overview of factors affecting the carrying capacity of coastal embayments for mussel culture / Graeme J. Inglis, Barbara J. Hayden, Alex H. Ross.

By: Inglis, Graeme J.
Contributor(s): Hayden, Barbara J. (Barbara June), 1950- | Ross, Alex H | New Zealand. Ministry for the Environment | National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (N.Z.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Ministry for the Environment, 2000Description: 1 online resource.Subject(s): MUSSELS | PERNA CANALICULUS | AQUACULTURE | MUSSEL CULTURE | MACROFAUNA | AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS | CARRYING CAPACITY | SITE SELECTION | EMBAYMENTS | COASTAL ZONE | HYDRODYNAMICS | ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS | NEW ZEALANDOnline resources: Click here to access online Downloaded from the World Wide Web 15/10/2009
Contents:
1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. MUSSELS AND MUSSEL CULTURE IN NEW ZEALAND -- 3. THE CARRYING CAPACITY CONCEPT -- 3.1. Physical carrying capacity -- 3.2. Production carrying capacity -- 3.2.1. Feedback mechanisms (ecosystem effects on trophic exchange) -- 3.3. Ecological carrying capacity -- 3.3.1. Organic enrichment of sediments -- 3.3.2. Effects on benthic macrofauna -- 3.3.3. Cumulative and diffuse impacts -- 3.4. Social carrying capacity -- 4. NIWA’S APPROACH TO ESTIMATING THE CARRYING CAPACITY OF NEW ZEALAND INLETS -- 4.1. Model components -- 4.1.1. Hydrodynamics -- 4.1.2. Primary Production -- 4.1.3. Mussel energetics -- 4.2. Extending the existing carrying capacity model -- 4.2.1. Transferability -- 4.2.2. Issues of scale and resolution -- 5. IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT -- 6. REFERENCES.
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"August 2000."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 26-31).

1. INTRODUCTION -- 2. MUSSELS AND MUSSEL CULTURE IN NEW ZEALAND -- 3. THE CARRYING CAPACITY CONCEPT -- 3.1. Physical carrying capacity -- 3.2. Production carrying capacity -- 3.2.1. Feedback mechanisms (ecosystem effects on trophic exchange) -- 3.3. Ecological carrying capacity -- 3.3.1. Organic enrichment of sediments -- 3.3.2. Effects on benthic macrofauna -- 3.3.3. Cumulative and diffuse impacts -- 3.4. Social carrying capacity -- 4. NIWA’S APPROACH TO ESTIMATING THE CARRYING CAPACITY OF NEW ZEALAND INLETS -- 4.1. Model components -- 4.1.1. Hydrodynamics -- 4.1.2. Primary Production -- 4.1.3. Mussel energetics -- 4.2. Extending the existing carrying capacity model -- 4.2.1. Transferability -- 4.2.2. Issues of scale and resolution -- 5. IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT -- 6. REFERENCES.

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