The economic value of Guam's coral reefs

The economic value of Guam's coral reefs

Primary Country: Guam
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $127.28 million / year: Annual TEV Guam's coral reefs
  2. $8.4 million / year: Annual value of coastal protection of Guam's coral reefs
  3. $2 million / year: Annual biodiversity value of Guam's coral reefs
  4. $127.28 million / year: Annual TEV Guam's coral reefs
  5. $4 million / year: Annual fisheries value of Guam's coral reefs
  6. $94.6 million / year: Annual value tourism of Guam's reefs overall
  7. $8.7 million / year: Annual value tourism of Guam's reefs from diving and snorkeling
Region: Pacific
Data source: Consvalmap.org

Publication information

van Beukering, P.J.H. “The economic value of Guam's coral reefs” University of Guam Marine Laboratory Technical Report No. 116., 2007

Addtional Notes

In 2007, the total economic value for Guam’s reefs was estimated at $127.28 million per year, with ammenity benefits accounting for approximately $8.4 million/year.

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