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Research on the development of marine wildlife tourism has tended to focus on the growth and economic importance of the whale-watching industry and its management via self-regulation. However, a number of other species are also utilized as attractions by the marine wildlife tourism industry....

Author(s)
Dobson, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2006, 3, 1, pp 15-23
Abstract

Recent conservation efforts have advocated for SCUBA diving ecotourism as a nonconsumptive alternative use of sharks. Although generally overlooked by conservation advocates, another nonextractive use is catch-and-release fishing, which remains poorly characterized for shark fishing. In this study, ...

Author(s)
Shiffman, D. S.; Hammerschlag, N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Fisheries (Bethesda), 2014, 39, 9, pp 395-407
Abstract

Shark cage diving is both popular and controversial, with proponents citing educational value and non-extractive use of natural resources and opponents raising concerns about public safety and ecological impacts. Logbook data collected 2004-2008 from two Oahu (Hawaii) shark cage diving operations...

Author(s)
Meyer, C. G.; Dale, J. J.; Papastamatiou, Y. P.; Whitney, N. M.; Holland, K. N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2009, 36, 2, pp 104-111