The value of potential marine protected areas in the UK to divers and sea anglers

The value of potential marine protected areas in the UK to divers and sea anglers

Primary Country: United Kingdom
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $2.7 million: maximum mean current recreational value of UK sites being proposed for MPA designation
  2. $1.1 million: maximum mean current recreational value of UK sites not being proposed for MPA designation
  3. $51 million and $199 million: maximum non-use value for divers for 31 sites and all UK sites respectively
  4. $339 million and $1.34 billion: maximum non-use value for anglers for 31 sites and all UK sites respectively
Methodology: contingent valuation, choice experiment, willingness to pay
Region: Americas and Europe
Data source: UK NEA & NEAFO Publications

Publication information

Kenter, J.O. Bryce, R.Davies, A.Jobstvogt, N.Watson, V.Ranger. S.Solandt, J.L.Duncan, C.Christie, M.Crump, H.Irvine, K.N. “The value of potential marine protected areas in the UK to divers and sea anglers” UK National Ecosystem Assessment, 2013

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