Simulation estimates of annual yield and landed value for commercial penaeid prawns from a tropical seagrass habitat, northern Queensland, Australia

Simulation estimates of annual yield and landed value for commercial penaeid prawns from a tropical seagrass habitat, northern Queensland, Australia

Primary Country: Australia
Ecosystem: seagrass
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. AUS$1,415.53 / ha / year: Habitat value per hectare per year from seagrass beds in Cairns Harbour
  2. AUS$ 1.2 million / year (range $0.6 - 2.2 million/ye
  3. : Estimated total potential annual value from yields the three major commerical prawn species landed as a result of Cairns Harbour seagrasses
Methodology: effect on production
Region: Australia / Northeastern
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Watson, R. Coles, R.Lee Long, W. “Simulation estimates of annual yield and landed value for commercial penaeid prawns from a tropical seagrass habitat, northern Queensland, Australia” Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research Vol 441: 211-219., 1993

Addtional Notes

www.ecomarres.com/downloads/MF9930211.pdf

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