The economic contribution of seagrass to secondary production in South Australia

The economic contribution of seagrass to secondary production in South Australia

Primary Country: Australia
Ecosystem: seagrass
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. A$114 million/year: Annual economic contribution of seagrass habitats to secondary production in the gulf waters of South Australia
  2. $235,000/year: annual cost of a 16% decline of seagrass in one small area
  3. 133.23 US$/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Nursery service
Region: Australia / Northeastern
Data source: Primary

Publication information

McArthur, L.C. Boland, J.W. “The economic contribution of seagrass to secondary production in South Australia” Ecological Modelling, 196(1-2), 163-172, 2006

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