Effects of seabed protection on the Frisian Front and Central Oyster Grounds; A Cost Benefit Analysis

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Abstract

This report provides an overview of the important benefits and costs for six variant closures for the protection of the benthic ecosystem on the Frisian Front and the Central Oyster Grounds. The proposed closures lead to a range of ecological benefits and economic costs. The current study facilitates an informed discussion about an optimal allocation of the closures.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherLEI Wageningen UR
Number of pages170
ISBN (Print)9789086157266
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameLEI Report
No.2015-145

Keywords

  • cost benefit analysis
  • fisheries
  • aquatic ecosystems
  • protection
  • benthos
  • ecosystems
  • oyster culture
  • north sea

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