The Cost of Stress: Low Dissolved Oxygen and Economic Benefits of Recreational Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Fishing in the Patuxent River

The Cost of Stress: Low Dissolved Oxygen and Economic Benefits of Recreational Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Fishing in the Patuxent River

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: shores (rocky & beaches)
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $51,866: annual economic loss to all Chesapeake Bay anglers if Patuxent River water quality dissolved oxygen does not exceed 3 mg/l,
  2. $1.04 million: net present value

Publication information

Lipton, D. Hicks, R. “The Cost of Stress: Low Dissolved Oxygen and Economic Benefits of Recreational Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) Fishing in the Patuxent River” Estuaries, 2003

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