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Willingness-to-Pay for Genetic Attributes in Aquaculture Industries


  • Boever, Brian P.
  • Harrison, R. Wes
  • Tiersch, Terrence R.


The genetic make-up of fish stocks is an important factor in aquaculture production. Choice-based conjoint analysis is used to determine importance of genetic improvements to grow-out producers and an estimated willingness-to-pay for selected attributes. Results from a national survey of aquaculture producers, reveal growth rate as the most important attribute.

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  • Boever, Brian P. & Harrison, R. Wes & Tiersch, Terrence R., 2006. "Willingness-to-Pay for Genetic Attributes in Aquaculture Industries," 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida 35337, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaso:35337

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