Economic and subsistence values of the standing stocks of seagrass fisheries: Potential benefits of no-fishing marine protected area management

Economic and subsistence values of the standing stocks of seagrass fisheries: Potential benefits of no-fishing marine protected area management

Primary Country: Indonesia
Ecosystem: seagrass
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $97.50 / ha / year: Annual value of food from seagrass in Wakatobi National Park using effect on production
  2. $23.3 / ha: Implied value of management per hectare of seagrass meadows in Wakatobi National Park
  3. $77.9 +/- 41.4 / ha: Mean value per hectare of seagrass meadows in Wakatobi National Park under no protection
  4. US$101.1 +/- 63.3 / ha: Mean value per hectare of seagrass meadows in Wakatobi National Park under MPA protection
Methodology: effect on production
Region: Asia
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Unsworth, R. Cullen, L.Pretty, J.Smith, D.Bell, J. “Economic and subsistence values of the standing stocks of seagrass fisheries: Potential benefits of no-fishing marine protected area management” Ocean and Coastal Management Vol 53:218-224, 2010

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