Evaluating the effects of area closure for recreational fishing in a coral reef ecosystem: The benefits of an integrated economic and biophysical modeling

Evaluating the effects of area closure for recreational fishing in a coral reef ecosystem: The benefits of an integrated economic and biophysical modeling

Primary Country: Australia
Ecosystem: marine park
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $ 500,762: Baseline social welfare given low fishing pressure
  2. $477,607: Social welfare after 6 months of low fishing pressure
  3. $ 406,650: Baseline social welfare given high fishing pressure
  4. $430,351: Social welfare after 6 months of high fishing pressure
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Gao, Lei Hailu, Atakelty “Evaluating the effects of area closure for recreational fishing in a coral reef ecosystem: The benefits of an integrated economic and biophysical modeling” Ecological Economics, 2011

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