Business partner or simple catch? The economic value of the sicklefin lemon shark in French Polynesia

Business partner or simple catch? The economic value of the sicklefin lemon shark in French Polynesia

Primary Country: French Polynesia
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $5.4 million: total yearly revenue of site providing shark-feeding ecotourism activity in Moorea Island,
  2. $316,699: average contribution of each of 13 sharks most often observed,
  3. $2.64 million: potential contribution of single shark over its life span
Methodology: Expenditure Analysis
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Clua, E. Buray, N.Legendre, P.Mourier, J.Planes, S. “Business partner or simple catch? The economic value of the sicklefin lemon shark in French Polynesia” Marine and Freshwater Research, 2011

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