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Virginia Institute of Marine Science
S.K. Majumdar, L.W. Hall , Jr. and H.M. Austin
Contaminant Problems and Management of Living Chesapeake Bay Resources
Pennsylvania Academy of Science
The marine resources of the Chesapeake Bay are believed to provide substantial benefit to residents of the State of Maryland and Virginia. However, the possibility of overfishing and degradation of the marine environment seriously jeopardizes the possible benefit . In thsi section, a brief overview of the economic importance and characteristics of the Chesapeake Bay marine resources is presented. The potential for economic lossee are discussed relative to observed economic values.
Estuarine ecology, water pollution, environmental policy
Kirkley, James E., "A Socio-Economic Overview of the Chesapeake Bay Fisheries" (1987). VIMS Books and Book Chapters. 52.