Influence of eastern oysters on nitrogen and phosphorus regeneration in Chesapeake Bay, USA

Influence of eastern oysters on nitrogen and phosphorus regeneration in Chesapeake Bay, USA

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: oyster reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $181.36 / ha / year: Value of nutrient regulation by oyster reefs in Chesapeake Bay
Methodology: effect on production and replacement cost
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Newell, R. Fisher, T.Holyoke, R.Cornwell, J. “Influence of eastern oysters on nitrogen and phosphorus regeneration in Chesapeake Bay, USA” The Comparative Roles of Suspension Feeders in Ecosystems, 2005

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