Global economic value of shark ecotourism: implications for conservation

Global economic value of shark ecotourism: implications for conservation

Primary Country: global
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates: (a ) US$ 314 million value that shark watchers expend, globally, per year (b) US$ 630 million per year as landed value of global shark fisheries (c) US$ 780 million as projected trend in global tourist expenditures within the next 20 years
Methodology: compilation of reported economic benefits at shark watching locations and used a meta-analytical approach to estimate benefits at sites without available data
Region: global

Publication information

Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M. Barnes-Mauthe, M.Al-Abdulrazzak, D.Navarro-Holm, E.Sumaila, U.R. “Global economic value of shark ecotourism: implications for conservation” Global economic value of shark ecotourism: implications for conservation. Oryx, 47, pp 381-388, 2013

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