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SW Recreational Sea Anglers Economics

SW Recreational Sea Anglers Economics

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Published by: The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network on Feb 20, 2009
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The Motivation, Demographics and Views of 
South West Recreational Sea Anglers 
and their Socio-economic Impact on the Region 
Invest in FishSouth WestReport
 
The Motivation, Demographics and Views of South West RecreationalSea Anglers and their Socio-economic Impact on the Region
Contents
Introduction.............................................................................................1Context.....................................................................................................2Steering Group Comments.......................................................................3Acknowledgement....................................................................................5Executive summary..................................................................................61 Background.......................................................................................10
1.1 How this report can be used..............................................................101.2 The value of sea angling...................................................................101.3 Existing studies...............................................................................13
2 Methodology.....................................................................................18
2.1 The socio-economic impact of sea angling..........................................182.2 Sea angler surveys..........................................................................192.3 Choice experiment...........................................................................202.4 Fieldwork........................................................................................22
3 The socio-economic impact of sea angling.......................................24
3.1 Scale and typology of the sector........................................................243.2 Expenditure....................................................................................273.3 Breakdown of expenditure by category...............................................313.4 Associated industries........................................................................323.5 Summary.......................................................................................38
4 Sea angler survey results.................................................................40
4.1 Characteristics of our sample............................................................404.2 Results by species...........................................................................434.3 Potential sources of bias...................................................................494.4 Summary.......................................................................................50
5 Choice experiment results................................................................52
 
The Motivation, Demographics and Views of South West RecreationalSea Anglers and their Socio-economic Impact on the Region
5.1 How WTP varies by angler type.........................................................525.2 Results by site attribute....................................................................535.3 Marginal effects...............................................................................565.4 Total consumer surplus....................................................................575.5 Summary.......................................................................................59
6 Sea angler interactions....................................................................60
6.1 Interactions with commercial fishing..................................................606.2 Interactions with the environment.....................................................626.3 Summary.......................................................................................65
7 Management options........................................................................66
7.1 Survey responses............................................................................667.2 Angler responses and alternative activities..........................................697.3 Suggestions for management............................................................747.4 Summary.......................................................................................76
8 Trends..............................................................................................78
8.1 Angling trends.................................................................................788.2 Management trends.........................................................................808.3 Summary.......................................................................................83
9 Conclusions......................................................................................84Annex A: Socio-economics.....................................................................86Annex B: Survey results.........................................................................96Annex C: Choice experiment................................................................102Annex D: Sea angler questionnaire......................................................106Annex E: Bait species...........................................................................113Annex F: Australian National Code of Practice.....................................115

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