When is it Optimal to Delay Harvesting? The Role of Ecological Services in the Northern Chesapeake Bay Oyster Fishery

When is it Optimal to Delay Harvesting? The Role of Ecological Services in the Northern Chesapeake Bay Oyster Fishery

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
Optimal moratorium length for oysters in Chesapeak Bay, under different parameter assumptions, net present value (2007 $):
  1. $162.23 million: starting population - ecological value (10 yea
  2. $86.37 million: half growth rate (14 yea
  3. $351.41 million: double growth rate (6 yea
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Kasperksi, Stephen Wieland, Robert “When is it Optimal to Delay Harvesting? The Role of Ecological Services in the Northern Chesapeake Bay Oyster Fishery” Marine Resource Economics, 2010

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