The economic valuation of saltwater marsh supporting marine recreational fishing in the southeastern United States

The economic valuation of saltwater marsh supporting marine recreational fishing in the southeastern United States

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
Capitalized values of an acre of saltwater to the recreational finfish fishery for
  1. $6,471 / acre: east and
  2. $981 / acre: west coast of Florida
  3. $66.7 / day: CS per trip in the Gulf coast
  4. $100.64 / day: CS per trip in the East coast
Methodology: effect on production
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico/Atlantic
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Bell, F. “The economic valuation of saltwater marsh supporting marine recreational fishing in the southeastern United States” Ecological Economics, 21(3), 243-254., 1997

Addtional Notes

Production function approach with a Cobb-Douglas form

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