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- Ryan, Richard W., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Marine resource economics 2014 v.29 no.1 pp. 39-53
- ecosystems; environmental impact; equations; fisheries law; fisheries management; food availability; habitats; harvesting; marine fish; marine fisheries; models
- ... The economics literature on fisheries has focused primarily on stock externalities and, to a lesser degree, on crowding externalities. Yet for many fisheries, harvesting activities may affect the underlying biological productivity of the fish stock by impacting the forage or habitat quantity or quality. We refer to this as an “ecosystem externality.” Ecosystem externalities may be positive as well ...