Ocean Prosperity Roadmap: Fisheries and Beyond

Country-Level Costs vs. Benefits of Improved Fishery Management

Country-Level Costs vs. Benefits of Improved Fishery Management

In order to achieve the economic and biological upside of better fisheries, governments need to enact certain policies. But how much do they cost and are the costs prohibitive? This analysis by researchers at UCSB seeks to estimate the costs of action and compare those against the economic upside of better management. A key finding of this study is the attractiveness of investing in management to spur improved fisheries management, particularly in countries with the most room to improve.

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