Estimating recreation and existence values of sea otter expansion in California using benefit transfer

Estimating recreation and existence values of sea otter expansion in California using benefit transfer

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $2.32-$5.81 / household: Increase in WTP for additional 196 (7.58%) sea otters, which are expected along the Santa Barbara coast
Methodology: benefits transfer
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: National Ocean Economics Program

Publication information

Loomis, J. “Estimating recreation and existence values of sea otter expansion in California using benefit transfer” Coastal Management, 34(4), 387-404, 2006

Addtional Notes

These benefit estimates of sea otter expansion exceed the costs to commercial fishing.

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