Estimating the direct use values of mangrove ecosystem: A case in Panguil Bay, Philippines

Paper Details

Research Paper 15/04/2023
Views (467) Download (56)
current_issue_feature_image
publication_file

Estimating the direct use values of mangrove ecosystem: A case in Panguil Bay, Philippines

Wilson C. Nabua, Alita T. Roxas
J. Bio. Env. Sci.22( 4), 10-25, April 2023.
Certificate: JBES 2023 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

Valuing the mangrove ecosystem poses some challenges as it is underrated by the policymakers and in some cases, it is excluded as inputs to decision making. This study aimed to estimate the direct use values of the mangrove ecosystem in Panguil Bay in 2020. A mixed method of research was applied: quantitative techniques employed surveys involving 924 respondents to get the direct use values of the mangrove ecosystem; qualitative techniques made use of key informant interviews and direct observation. The direct use values of the mangrove ecosystem were obtained by getting the volumes of goods and services extracted from it multiplied by the market price less the operation costs. Results revealed that while respondents lived in mangrove swamps, their mangrove utilization was tempered by the strict implementation of the no-cutting of trees policy in Panguil Bay. Mainly uprooted mangroves or fallen branches battered by strong winds were utilized for house construction and repair. Only 0.32% of the respondents utilized mangroves for the construction of their houses with an estimated total direct use value of Php11,599.20 (USD 31.98) and only 0.22% used mangroves for the repair of their houses with an estimated total direct use value of Php P1,401.57 (USD 0.22). The total estimated direct use value of the fishery resources (Metapenaeus endeavouri and Scylla serrata) was sizable at Php456.96 (USD 9.14) per fishing day. An important implication is to strictly implement appropriate policies for the mangrove ecosystem to be a rich nursery for fishery resources.

VIEWS 113

Abrogueña JBR, Bagarinao TU, Chícharo L. 2012. Fish habitats in a small, human-impacted Sibunag mangrove creek (Guimaras, Philippines): A basis for mangrove resource enhancement. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 12(4), 311-319.

Amin F, Kamal MM, Taurusman DAA. 2016. Community Structure And Spatial Distribution Of Fish Juvenile In Mangrove And Seagrass Habitats In Pramuka Island. Jurnal Ilmu dan Teknologi Kelautan Tropis, Vol. 8, No. 1, Hlm. 187-199.

Badola R, Barthwal S, Hussain SA. 2012. Attitudes of local communities towards conservation of mangrove forests: A case study from the east coast of India. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 96(1).

Barbier EB, Acreman M. Knowler D. 1997. Economic Valuation of Wetlands: A guide for Policy Makers and Planners, Gland, Switzerland, Ramsar Convention Bureau.

Blum J. Herr D. 2017. What are mangroves worth? There’s no easy answer. IUCN juliet Blum and Dorothée Herr from IUCN’s.

Carandang APLD, Camachoa DT, Gevana JT, Dizon SC. Camachoa CC, de Luna FB, Pulhina EA Combalicera FD, Parasa RJ, Perasa L, Rebugioa L. 2013. Economic valuation for sustainable mangrove ecosystems management in Bohol and Palawan, Philippines. Forest Science and Technology Vol 9, No. 3.

Cerio C. 2018. Women Behind The Thatch: An Analysis Of The Nipa (Nypa Fruticans) Thatch Making Community In Lagonoy, Camarines Sur, Philippines. International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences (IJRESS) Available online at: http://euroasiapub.org Vol. 8 Issue 1

Clough B. 2013. Continuing the Journey Amongst Mangroves. ISME Mangrove Educational Book Series No. 1. International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems (ISME), Okinawa, Japan, and International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Yokohama, Japan.

Duarte LFdA, Duran RS, Mendonça JT, Pinheiro MAA. 2014. Fishery Of The Uçá Crab Ucides Cordatus (Linnaeus, 1763) In A Mangrove Area In Cananéia, State Of São Paulo, Brazil: Fishery Performance, Exploitation Patterns And Factors Affecting The Catches. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 62(3), 187-199.

Farley J, Batker D, de la Torre I, Hudspeth T. 2010. Conserving Mangrove Ecosystems in the Philippines: Transcending Disciplinary and Institutional Borders. Environmental Management 45, 39-51. DOI 10.1007/s00267-009-9379-4

Goessens A, Satyanarayana B, Van der Stocken T, Quispe Zuniga M, Mohd-Greenhalgh S, Booth P, Walsh P, Korovulavula I, Copeland L, Tikoibua T. 2018. angrove restoration: An overview of the benefits and costs of restoration. Prepared as part of the RESCCUE-SPC Fiji project. University of South Pacific – Institute of Applied Sciences, Suva, Fiji.

Groot & der Ploeg SV. 2012. Ecosystem service values for mangroves in Southeast Asia: A meta-analysis and value transfer application. Ecosystem Services 62-69.

Hanifah A, Eddiwan K. 2018. The effect of mangrove forest ecosystems on fishing fishery production in the Rangsang regency, District of Kepulauan Meranti, ndonesia. MOJ Eco Environ Sci 3(6), 407-412. DOI: 10.15406/mojes.2018.03.00121

Himes-Cornell A, Grose SO and Pendleton L. 2018 Mangrove Ecosystem Service Values and Methodological Approaches to Valuation: Where Do We Stand? Front. Mar. Sci 5, 376. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00376

Honda K, Nakamura Y, Nakaoka M, Uy WH, Fortes MD. 2013. Habitat Use by Fishes in Coral Reefs, Seagrass Beds and Mangrove Habitats in the Philippines. PLoS ONE 8(8), e65735. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065735

Israel DC, Adan EY, Lopez NF, de Castro JC. 2004. Perceptions of Fishermen Households on the Long-Term Impact of Coastal Resources Management in Panguil Bay”. Philippine Journal of Development. XXXI No. 1. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.533.6626.

IUCN. 2004. How Much Assessing The Economic Value Of Conservation, The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433.

Jelita HM, Ginting R, Ayu SF. 2019. Economic valuation of mangrove forests at Secanggang, Langkat. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 260. DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/260/1/012009

Karanja JM, Saito O. 2017. Cost-benefit analysis of mangrove ecosystems in flood risk reduction: a case study of the Tana Delta, Kenya. Sustain Sci. DOI 10.1007/s11625-017-0427-3

Khairnar SO, Solanki BV, Junwei L. 2013. Mangrove Ecosystem – Its Threats and Conservation. Aqua Kondo, M.C., Bream, K.D., Barg, F.K. et al. A random spatial sampling method in a ruraldeveloping nation. BMC Public Health 14, 338.

Kusmana and Sukristijiono C. 2016. Mangrove Resource Uses By Local ommunity In Indonesia. Jurnal Pengelolaan Sumberdaya Alam dan Lingkungan Vol 6(2), 217-224.

Lahjie AM, Nouval B, Lahjie AA, Ruslim Y, Kristiningrum R. 2019. Economic valuation from direct use of mangrove forest restoration in Balikpapan Bay, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. F1000Research 8, 9.

Libini CL, Khan SA. 2012. Influence of lunar phases on fish landings by gillnetters and trawlers. Indian J. Fish 59(2), 81-87.

Lokman H. 2014. Is Matang Mangrove Forest in Malaysia Sustainably Rejuvenating after More than a Century of Conservation and Harvesting Management? PLoS ONE 9(8), e105069.

Malik A, Fensholt R, Mertz O. 2015. Mangrove exploitation effects on biodiversity and ecosystem services. Biodivers Conserv 24, 3543-3557.

Mallette, Spencer M. 2013.  “Comparison Study of Fish Species Richness of Two Mangrove Forests on Misali Island: Eastern (Extractive) v. Western (CORE) Mangrove Forests” Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection 1525.

Mangkay SD, Harahab N, Polii & Soemarno B. 2013. Economic Valuation of Mangrove Forest Ecosystem in Tatapaan, South Minahasa, Indonesia. IOSR Journal Of Environmental Science, Toxicology And Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) e-ISSN: 2319-2402, p- ISSN: 2319-2399. Volume 5, Issue 6, PP 51-57.

Marceniuk AP, Menezes NA. 2007. Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera. Zootaxa 1416, 3-126.

Mazlan AG, Abdullah S, Shariman MG, Arshad A. 2008. On the Biology and Bioacoustic Characteristic of Spotted Catfish Arius maculatus (Thunberg 1792) from the Malaysian Estuary. Research Journal of Fisheries and Hydrobiology 3(2), 63-70.

Mercado DZ. 2016. Compilation & Synthesis of Valuation Studies On Philippine Biodiversity. UNDP-BIOFIN Project. https://www.biodiversityfinance.net

Monteclaro H, Anraku K, Ishikawa S. 2017. Field Guidebook on Philippine Fishing Gears: Fishing Gears in Estuaries. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan 159 p.

Nagelkerken I, Blaber S, Bouillon JM, Green M, Haywood S,  Kirton P, Meynecke LG,  Pawlik J,  Penrose HM, Sasekumar A, Somerfield PJ. 2008. The habitat function of mangroves for terrestrial and marine fauna: A review. Aquatic Botany Volume 89, Issue 2, Pages 155-185.

Nip THM, Wong CK. 2010. Juvenile Fish Assemblages in Mangrove and Non-Mangrove Soft-Shore Habitats in Eastern Hong Kong. Zoological Studies 49(6), 760-778.

Nirmale VH, Gangan SS, Yadav BM, Dungale P & Shinde KM. 2012. Traditional Knowledge on Mud Crab: Ethnoecology of Scylla serrate in Ratnagiri coast, Maharashtra. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. Vol 11(2), pp. 317-322.

Nishida AK, Nordi N, Alves RR. 2006. The lunar-tide cycle viewed by crustacean and mollusk gatherers in the State of Paraíba, Northeast Brazil and their influence in collection attitudes. J Ethnobiology Ethnomedicine 2, 1. https://doi.org/10.1186/1746-4269-2-1

Olds AD, Albert S, Maxwell PS, Pitt KA, Connolly RM. 2013. Mangrove-reef connectivity promotes the effectiveness of marine reserves across the western Pacific. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22, 1040-1049.

Pascal N. 2014. Economic valuation of mangrove ecosystem services in Vanuatu: Case study of Crab Bay (Malekula Is.) and Eratap (Efate Is.) – Summary report. IUCN, Suva, Fiji 18pp.

Polidoro BA, Carpenter KE, Collins L, Duke NC, Ellison AM, Ellison JC, Farnsworth EJ, Fernando ES, Kathiresan K, Koedam NE, Livingstone SR, Miyagi T, Moore GE, Ngoc Nam V, Ong JE, Primavera JH, Salmo SG, Sanciangco JC, Sukardjo S, Wang Y, Yong JW. 2010. The loss of species: mangrove extinction risk and geographic areas of global concern. PloS one 5(4), e10095. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0010095

PSA. 2019. Fisheries Situation Report in Northern Mindanao from January to December 2018. Philippines Statistics Authority, Region X, Northern Mindanao. PSAX-SR-2019-09.

Putranto S, Zamani NP, Sanusi HS, Riani E, Fahrudin A. 2018. Economic valuation and lost value of mangroves ecosystem due to oil spill in Peleng Strait, Banggai and Banggai Islands Regency Central Sulawesi. IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci 176, 012043.

Rosadi S, Patria D, Nisyawati MP. 2018. Economic Valuation of Mangrove Forest at Taman Ayu Village, West Lombok Regency. E3S Web of Conferences 68, 0.

Savarro J. 2015. Connectivity of Reef Fishes Between Mangroves and Coral Reefs in Broward County, Florida. Master’s thesis. Nova Southeastern University. Retrieved from NSUWorks 378. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/occ_stuetd/378.

Shelley C, Lovatelli A. 2011. Mud crab aquaculture – A practical manual. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 567. Rome, FAO 78pp.

Sina I, Maryunani, Batoro J, Harahab N. 2017. Analysis of Total Economic Value of Ecosystem Mangrove Forest in the Coastal Zone Pulokerto Village District of Kraton Pasuruan Regency. International Journal of Ecosystem 7(1), 1-10. DOI: 10.5923/j.ije.20170701.01

Summers JK, Smith LM, Case JL, Linthurst RA. 2012. A review of the elements of human well-being with an emphasis on the contribution of ecosystem services. Ambio 41(4), 327-340. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-012-0256-7

Susilo E, Purwanti P, Lestariadi R. 2016. Mangrove Management In Damas Beach: Economic And Institutional Analysis. International Journal of Management and Administrative Sciences (IJMAS) (ISSN: 2225-7225) Vol 3(08), 11-24. www.ijmas.org

Taherdoost, Hamed. 2016. Sampling Methods in Research Methodology; How to Choose a Sampling Technique for Research. International Journal of Academic Research in Management 5, 18-27. DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.3205035.

Umar MZ, Faslih A, Arsyad M, Al Ikhsan A, Umar M. 2017. The Use of Nipah Leaves (Nypa fruticans) as an Environmentally Friendly Roofing Material. AIP Conference. Proceedings 1887, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5003484

UNEP, 2011. Economic Analysis of Mangrove Forests: A case study in Gazi Bay, Kenya, UNEP, iii+42pp.

Vegh M, Jungwiwattanaporn, Pendleton L, Murray B. 2014. Mangrove Ecosystem Services Valuation: State of the Literature. NI WP 14-06. Durham, NC: Duke University.

Verhoeven D. 2016. The Role Of Nursery Habitats In The Effectiveness Of Marine Protected Areas In The Philippines. Marine Conservation Philippines. Wageningen University.

Wylie L, Sutton-Grier AE, Moore A. 2016. Keys to successful blue carbon projects: Lessons learned from global case studies. Marine Policy 65, 76-84.

Zulkifli SZ, Mohamat-Yusuff F, Ismail A, Miyazaki N. 2012. Food preference of the giant mudskipper Periophthalmodon schlosseri (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 405, 07. http://www.kmae-journal.org. DOI: 10.1051/kmae/2012013.