Status report on a Jamaican fishery: Current value and the costs of non-management

Status report on a Jamaican fishery: Current value and the costs of non-management

Primary Country: Jamaica
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. US$6.4 million: The authors estimated that over US$6.4 million was lost between 1975–2000 from a 12 km2 area of fishing ground in Discovery Bay.
Region: Americas / Caribbean
Data source: World Resources Institute. 2011. "Coastal Capital Literature Review: Economic Valuation of Coastal and Marine Resources in Jamaica". Washington DC: World Resources Institute.

Publication information

Sary, Z. Munro, J.Woodley, J. “Status report on a Jamaican fishery: Current value and the costs of non-management” Proceedings of the Fifty-fourth Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, 2003

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