The Economic Value of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve, a Coral Reef Marine Protected Area in Belize

The Economic Value of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve, a Coral Reef Marine Protected Area in Belize

Primary Country: Belize
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
Annual WTP per household in Placencia for access to the Galdden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve for
  1. $103/household/yr : fishing access
  2. $177/household/yr: tourism access
  3. $83/household/yr : recreational value
  4. $373/household/yr: all access; TEV of the Galdden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve
  5. $1.25 million/yr : use values
  6. $4.05 million/yr: all values;
  7. $33,900/operator/yr: PS per tour operator per year for tourist trips in the Galdden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve,
  8. $118/person/day,: PS per fisher per day, for fishing inside the Galdden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve; WTP for tourists for conservation at the Gladden Spit Marine Reserve in Belize
  9. $68.40/visitor: of visitors for a conservation fund
  10. $21.10/non-visitor: non-visitors per trip to Belize in exit fees; WTP of tourists at the Gladden Spit Marine Reserve for
  11. $25.20/person/day entrance fees for one day
  12. $40.20 : for a whale shark trip
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Hargreaves-Allen, V. “The Economic Value of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve, a Coral Reef Marine Protected Area in Belize” Conservation Strategy Fund, 2006

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