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This paper explores the suitability of community-based conservation measures to complement a proposed command-and-control approach for two multi-user bays with spinner dolphins in Hawai'i, USA, which have considerable dolphin watching tourist activities and human-dolphin interactions. The paper...

Author(s)
Heenehan, H.; Basurto, X.; Bejder, L.; Tyne, J.; Higham, J. E. S.; Johnston, D. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 4, pp 536-556
Abstract

Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF) Eco-Adventures operates a fleet of nine ecotour vessels in Maui, Hawaii and has used these vessels as an opportunistic research platform since 2010. The researchers at PWF have utilized ecotour vessels as a platform of opportunity (PoP) to collect photo-ID data,...

Author(s)
Currie, J. J.; Stack, S. H.; Kaufman, G. D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 2/3, pp 65-71
Abstract

This study analyzes individuals' choice and the implied economic values associated with spinner dolphin excursions in Hawaii based on a stated preference survey. A mixed error component choice model is used to analyze respondents 'preferences. Respondents are found to be highly heterogeneous in...

Author(s)
Hu, W. U. Y.; Boehle, K.; Cox, L.; Pan, M. L.
Publisher
MRE Foundation, Inc., Kingston, USA
Citation
Marine Resource Economics, 2009, 24, 1, pp 61-76
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This chapter reviews contemporary and historical documents pertaining to in-water encounters between humans and wild cetaceans. The review is organized around the four basic categories of in-water encounters between humans and cetaceans. These involve swimming with cetaceans that are 'lone...

Author(s)
Samuels, A.; Bejder, L.; Constantine, R.; Heinrich, S.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Marine mammals: fisheries, tourism and management issues, 2003, pp 277-303