The Shark Fisheries of the Maldives

The Shark Fisheries of the Maldives

Primary Country: Maldives
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
(a) US$2.3 million estimated direct revenue from shark-watching in the Maldives (b) US$1.17 million total export earnings from all three major shark fisheries in Maldives, i.e. Gulper Shark, oceanic shark and atoll-associated shark (c) US$3300/yr value of one living grey reef shark for the Maldives (d) US $32 appx. value of one dead grey reef shark for the Maldives
Region: Asia

Publication information

Anderson, R.C. Ahmed, H. “The Shark Fisheries of the Maldives” Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture, Republic of Maldives and FAO of the UN, pp. 84., 1993

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