Estuary Management and Recreational Fishing Benefits

Estuary Management and Recreational Fishing Benefits

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: estuary
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $30.73: mean WTP, consumers surplus, per person per trip for recreational fishing in the Lower Atchafalaya River Basin estuary along the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana, USA
  2. $493.44: annual net WTP
Methodology: travel cost
Data source: Thank you to the Joint Research Centre for sharing their collection of studies.

Publication information

Bergstrom, John C. Dorfman, JeffreyLoomis, John B. “Estuary Management and Recreational Fishing Benefits” Coastal Management, 32:417–432, 2004

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