The Economics of Marine Reserves

  title={The Economics of Marine Reserves},
  author={R{\"o}gnvaldur Hannesson},
Marine reserves can be a useful supplement to other methods of fisheries management, but marine reserves alone are not likely to achieve a great deal in economic terms and perhaps not even in terms of conservation. The effects of marine reserves with open access elsewhere are analyzed, using a logistic model for a population with a patchy distribution. It is assumed that a marine reserve is established for the territory of one of two sub-populations which interact through migrations. The total… CONTINUE READING


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