Economic valuation of a mangrove ecosystem threatened by shrimp aquaculture in Sri Lanka

Economic valuation of a mangrove ecosystem threatened by shrimp aquaculture in Sri Lanka

Primary Country: Sri Lanka
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $1088 / ha / year: TEV of the 200 ha Rekawa mangrove lagoon ecosystem per hectare per year
  2. $217,600 / year: per year Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for
  3. 1088 USD/ha/yr: TEV
  4. 493 USD/ha/yr: Fish
  5. 2.6 USD/ha/yr: Biodiversity protection
  6. 300 USD/ha/yr: Storm protection
  7. 268 USD/ha/yr: Fish
  8. 24 USD/ha/yr: Timber Value of 200 ha Rekawa mangrove lagoon ecosystem
  9. $2.6 / ha / year: option and non-use values per ha per year
  10. $217,6000 / year: annual option and non-use values
  11. $1,088/ ha / year: total annual value
  12. $24 / ha / year : per ha per year Forestry benefits of the 200ha Rewaka mangrove-lagoon
  13. $4,800 / year: per year Forestry benefits of the 200ha Rewaka mangrove-lagoon
Region: Asia
Data source: ESVD; Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Gunawardena, M. Rowan, J. “Economic valuation of a mangrove ecosystem threatened by shrimp aquaculture in Sri Lanka” Environmental Management Vol 36: 535-550, 2005

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