The economic value of scuba-diving use of natural and artificial reef habitats

The economic value of scuba-diving use of natural and artificial reef habitats

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
CS of scuba divers to dive in the Texas Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary on
  1. $160.3 / diver / day: all reefs
  2. $ 170.9 / diver / day : natural reefs
  3. $100.5 / diver / day : artificial reefs In Texas offshore waters,
  4. $171: estimated consumer surplus (net economic val
  5. for natural reef divers
  6. $101: for artificial reef divers
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Oh, CO. Ditton, R.B.Stoll, J.R. “The economic value of scuba-diving use of natural and artificial reef habitats” Society & Natural Resources, 21(6), 455-468, 2008

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