Economic value of conserving deep-sea corals in Irish waters: A choice experiment study on marine protected areas

Economic value of conserving deep-sea corals in Irish waters: A choice experiment study on marine protected areas

Primary Country: Ireland
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. 1 euro/person/ year: most preferred policy option to protect deep-sea corals - ban trawling, protect all areas where corals are thought to exist and pay a ring-renced personal tax of 1 euro
Methodology: Choice Experiments
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Wattage, P. Glenn, H.Mardle, S.Van Rensburg, T.Grehan, A.Foley, N. “Economic value of conserving deep-sea corals in Irish waters: A choice experiment study on marine protected areas” Fisheries Research, 2011

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