The Economic Impact and Valuation of the Recreational and Commercial Fishing Industries of Lake Okeechobee

The Economic Impact and Valuation of the Recreational and Commercial Fishing Industries of Lake Okeechobee

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: lakes
Sample Value Estimates:
Economic impact and value of both the commercial and recreational fisheries of Lake Okeechobee, Florida.
  1. over $28 million: combined economic impact in sales/output
  2. $1.2 million: tax revenues
  3. $8.3 million / year : annual user value
  4. $100 million : asset value with 8.6% discount rate
Methodology: multiple
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Bell, F. “The Economic Impact and Valuation of the Recreational and Commercial Fishing Industries of Lake Okeechobee” Tallahassee, FL: Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission and Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 1987

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