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Economic Recovery Models

In order to understand the magnitude of the long-term individual and joint economic impacts of recent natural and technological disasters to recreational and commercial fishing, multi-year baseline economic information about each sector in all five Gulf states are currently being compiled from various secondary sources. Econometric analyses of these long-term data are conducted to determine the rate of economic recovery and measure the long-term economic damages to these affected economic sectors. It is suggested that these assessments be conducted on a region-wide basis, state by state, and species by species.

Economic Sectors
  1. Commercial fishing
  2. Seafood processing
  3. Seafood wholesaling
  4. Seafood and fish markets
  5. Seafood restaurants
  6. Recreational fishing 
  7. Live bait dealers
  8. Charter boats for-hire
  9. Commercial marinas
Seafood Commodities:
  1. 2010 Gulf Oyster Postharvest Processing https://youtu.be/__nOfS_zVg8
  2. 2019 Oyster harvesting https://youtu.be/afMOmzKu-FI
  3. 2020 Catfish farming, wholesale market, and imports https://youtu.be/OMF0tkkPNkg
  4. 2020 Shrimp landings, wholesale markets, and imports https://youtu.be/15cPuHP5HlE
  5. 2020 Blue crab wholesale markets https://youtu.be/ZVUTzykRrWg
  6. 2020 Tilapia retail and wholesale prices, and imports
Natural, Technological. and Man-made Disasters
  1. 2007 Hurricane Katrina https://youtu.be/zgmB-ga5DGo
  2. 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
  3. 2011 Bonnet Caree Spillway Opening
  4. 2019 Bonnet Carret Spillway Openings
  5. 2020 Covid-19 Global Pandemic