Conservation that’s more than skin-deep: alligator farming

  title={Conservation that’s more than skin-deep: alligator farming},
  author={Brendan J. Moyle},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
Wildlife farming is a contentious conservation measure. In Louisiana alligator farming has generated significant conservation gains. This case study is used to test several assumptions employed in debates about wildlife farming. These include whether farming ‘floods’ the market to depress prices and deter poaching, whether it encourages wild harvest and whether it can compete against wild harvest. Data from over three decades is used to model harvest behaviour with OLS and SUR models. This… Expand

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