The economic valuation of mangroves: a MESP Primary for researchers

The economic valuation of mangroves: a MESP Primary for researchers

Primary Country: Indonesia
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $60,000 / km2 / year: Annual commercial fish harvests from Indonesian mangroves per km2
  2. $6,200 / km2 / year: Annual commercial fish harvests from mangroves in the United States per km2
Region: Asia
Data source: Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Bann, C. “The economic valuation of mangroves: a MESP Primary for researchers” UNEP-WCMC. 2006. In the front line: shoreline protection and other ecosystem services from mangroves and coral reefs. Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC, 1997

Addtional Notes

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Economic Valuation Study

Providing Food

Mangroves, Wetlands or Coastal

In 1997, annual commercial fish harvests from Indonesian mangroves were valued at $60,000 per km2 in Indonesia.http://www.preventionweb.net/files/2685_2006025.pdf

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