The Economic Value of Catching and Keeping or Releasing Saltwater Sport Fish in the Southeast USA

The Economic Value of Catching and Keeping or Releasing Saltwater Sport Fish in the Southeast USA

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
off southeast USA:
  1. $70.45: net loss in economic value for the average grouper angler originally at the bag limit,
  2. $80.40: Grouper anglers who had caught and kept the two-fish bag limit will experience a reduction in value of $80.40 per trip from the lost catch and keep of the second fish,
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico/Atlantic

Publication information

Carter, D. Liese, C. “The Economic Value of Catching and Keeping or Releasing Saltwater Sport Fish in the Southeast USA” North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32:4, 613-625., 2012

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