Artificial marine habitat characteristics and participation behavior by sport anglers and divers

Artificial marine habitat characteristics and participation behavior by sport anglers and divers

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $121.20 / diver / year: CS per diver per year for fishing and diving on an artificial reef
  2. $157.20 / diver / year: CS per diver per year for fishing and diving on ships and steel debris
  3. $23 / year: Annual net WTP of a new artificial reef in Dade County, Florida for divers
  4. $108 / year: Annual net WTP of a new artificial reef in Dade County, Florida for anglers
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Complete US
Data source: National Ocean Economics Program

Publication information

Milon, J.W. “Artificial marine habitat characteristics and participation behavior by sport anglers and divers” Bull. Mar. Sci. 44(2), 853-862, 1989

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