Recreational Angler's willingness to pay for increased catch rates of Pacific Threadfin (polydactylus sexfilis) in Hawaii

Recreational Angler's willingness to pay for increased catch rates of Pacific Threadfin (polydactylus sexfilis) in Hawaii

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: shelf sea
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. US$ 7.95: Recreational anglers, who target Pacific threadfin along the windward coast of Oahu are willing to pay an average positive net value over cost of US$ 7.95 to maintain their current catch level of 3.8 Pacific threadfin per fishing trip.
  2. US$ 10.05: They are willing to pay an even higher amount of US$ 10.05 to increase their average catch by 1 Pacific threadfin per fishing trip,
Methodology: The contingent valuation method
Region: Americas / Hawaii

Publication information

Cantrell, R. Garcia, M.Leung, P.Ziemann, D. “Recreational Angler's willingness to pay for increased catch rates of Pacific Threadfin (polydactylus sexfilis) in Hawaii” Fisheries Research, 2004

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