Measuring the Value of Fish to Anglers: Application to Central California Anadromous Species

Measuring the Value of Fish to Anglers: Application to Central California Anadromous Species

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $61-296 / day: Economic value associated with recreational fishing for anadromous species (Chinook salmon and striped ba
  2. in central California: ordinary CS estimates per fishing day
  3. $49.2 / person: WTP for doubling catch rate
  4. $38.2 / person: WTP to avoid a 50% decrease
  5. $98.20 / person: WTA for a 50% drop in catch rate
Methodology: travel cost
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: National Ocean Economics Program

Publication information

Huppert, D.D. “Measuring the Value of Fish to Anglers: Application to Central California Anadromous Species” Marine Resource Economics, 1989

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