Economic Impact and Valuation of Saltwater Recreational Fisheries in Florida

Economic Impact and Valuation of Saltwater Recreational Fisheries in Florida

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
Economic impact and value of all saltwater recreational fisheries in Florida
  1. $5 billion : direct and indirect spending
  2. $2 billion: total annual use value
  3. $27.4 billion: asset value using a 7.6% discount rate.
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Bell, F. Sorensen, P.Leeworthy, V. “Economic Impact and Valuation of Saltwater Recreational Fisheries in Florida” Florida, Tallahassee: SGR Sea Grant Report 47., 1982

Addtional Notes

There were 2.1 million resident marine anglers and 3 million tourist marine anglers in 1980, who spent 58 million angler days fishing.

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