Marine Economics

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Marine Economics
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Clouser, Rodney L.
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University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
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Gainesville, Fla.
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"December 1992"
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"RF-AA105"

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MarineEconomics1 TheInstituteofFoodandAgriculturalSciencesisanEqualOpportunity/AffirmativeActionEmployerauthorizedtoprovideresearch,educational informationandotherservicesonlytoindividualsandinstitutionsthatfunctionwithoutregardtorace,color,sex,ornationalorigin. FloridaCooperativeExtensionService/InstituteofFoodandAgriculturalSciences/UniversityofFlorida/JohnT.Woeste,DeanRodneyL.ClouserandChuckAdams2Amarineeconomicsextensionprogramexistsas aneducationalprogramthroughtheFoodand ResourceEconomicsDepartmentandtheFloridaSea GrantProgram.Anumberofbulletins,publications, andextensionmaterialsareavailabletocounty personneltoservicetheirclientele.Theclientele groupswithinthescopeofthemarineeconomics extensionprogramincludecommercialfishermen, seafoodprocessors,andpurveyors,marina/boatyard operators,charter/partyboatoperators,mariculturists, marinesportfishermen,marineresourcemanagers, coastallanddevelopersandotherinterestedmarine resourceusergroups.Theoverallmarineeconomics extensionprogramhasfocusedonthreemajor programmaticareas: (1)marinebusinessandinformation management, (2)economicvaluationofthevariousFlorida marine-relatedindustries,and (3)seafoodproduction,costsandearnings,and marketoutlookinformation. Eachofthesemajorprogramareascontains proactiveandreactiveelements.Wherepossible, industryinformationalneedsareanticipatedandmet throughworkshops,presentationsatconferences, extensionpublicationsandothereducational materials,andappliedresearchprojects.However, someinformationisprovideduponrequestvia personalcommunication.Adiscussionofthe resourcesavailablewillbecenteredaroundthree basicareas: (1)basicdataandtechnicalinformationon commercialandrecreationalfisheries, (2)alternativefinancialloanprogramsand (3)availablepublicationsinmarineeconomics.BASICDATAANDTECHNICAL INFORMATIONONCOMMERCIALAND RECREATIONALFISHERIESBasicdataoncommercialfisheriesofinterestto theFloridacommercialseafoodindustrywould includeapartofthosedescribingtheentireUnited StatesindustryaswellasthatofFlorida.PublicationsAvailableFromtheNational MarineFisheriesServiceAlimitednumberofpublicationsaremade availableforfreedistributiontogovernmentagencies, researchorganizations,statefisherydepartments,and othergroupshavingspecialinterestinfishery statistics.Personsororganizationsnotmeetingthese qualificationscanpurchasecopies.Ordersand requestsforpublicationlistsshouldbesentto: NOAA,NMFS FisheriesStatisticsDivision (F/REI) 1335E-WHighway SilverSpring,MD20910 1.ThisdocumentwaspublishedDecember1992asRF-AA105,FloridaCooperativeExtensionService.Formoreinformation,contactyour countyCooperativeExtensionServiceoffice. 2.Professor,ExtensionCoordinator,FoodandResourceEconomics;andAssociateProfessorinFoodandResourceEconomics,Extension MarineEconomist,P.O.Box110240,McCartyHall,CooperativeExtensionService,InstituteofFoodandAgriculturalSciences,University ofFlorida,Gainesville,Florida32611-0240.

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MarineEconomics Page2MarineRecreationalFisheryStatisticsSurvey, AtlanticandGulfCoastsThemostrecentsurveyofthemarinerecreational fishingindustryisdetailedinthispublication.Results ofasurveydesignedtoassessnumber,weightand speciesoffishcaughtarereported.Inaddition,data describingeffortandexpendituresarepresented.FisheriesoftheUnitedStatesFisheriesoftheUnitedStates isapreliminary reviewofannualcommercialfisherystatistics.It includesdataonU.S.commerciallandingsandthe marinerecreationalfisheriescatch,productionof processedproducts,foreigntrade,domesticsupply, statecatch,prices,percapitaconsumption,number vessels,andemployment.SubscriptionsAvailableFromNational MarineFisheriesServiceThereportsdiscussedbelowareintheCurrent FisheriesStatistics(CFS)series.Thestatistical bulletinsontheU.S.commercialfisheryshownbelow coverfreezingsandholdings,theproductionof variousprocessedproducts,andtheU.S.foreigntrade infisheryproducts.Theannualdatashowninthe publicationsarelaterpublishedinFisheryofthe UnitedStates.Thefollowingisissuedasaquarterly bulletin: FMFishMealandOil Thefollowingareonlyissuedannually: FFFrozenFisheryProducts MF-4ProcessedFisheryProducts MF-6ImportsandExportsofFisheryProductsShrimpDataDataconcerningmonthlyshrimpcatchbystatein theGulfofMexico,ex-vesselpricebysizeclass, annualcoldstorageholdings,andimportsbyproduct formarereportedintheShrimpStatistics.This reportisavailableuponrequestbywritingtothe StatisticalSurveyBranchoftheNationalMarine FisheriesServiceat: ShrimpStatistics OneCanalPlace 365CanalSt.,Suite2340 NewOrleans,LA70130-1206 (504)589-6151ALTERNATIVEFINANCIALLOANPROGRAMSInadditiontothetraditionalsourcesoffinancing throughlocalbanksandotherpersonallyestablished sourcesofcreditthereareseveralothersourcesof creditprogramsinwhichcommercialfishermenare eligibletoparticipate.ProductionCreditAssociationTheFarmCreditActexpandedtheroleofthe FarmCreditSystemtoincludecertainnon-farm financing.Producersorharvestersofaquatic products(hereafterreferredtoasfishermen)may nowborrowfromlocalProductionCredit Associations.Fisherymarketing,supplyorservice cooperativesmayapplydirectlytotheDistrictBank forCooperativesforfinancingandbusiness managementservices.Lessimportanttothefishing business,butimportanttothefisherman'sfamily,are thenewguidelinesfortheFederalLandBanks. FederalLandBanksmaynowmakelong-termloans forruralnon-farmhousing.SmallBusinessAdministrationBylaw,theSBAmaynotmakealoanifa businesscanobtainfundsfromabankorother privatesource.You,therefore,mustfirstseekprivate financingbeforeapplyingtotheSBA.Thismeans thatyoumustapplytoyourlocalbankorother lendinginstitution,andifinacityover20,000,you mustapplytotwobanksbeforeapplyingforadirect SBAloan.TheSBAmakesloansundertheheadings of: 1.BusinessLoans 2.EconomicOpportunityLoans 3.StateandLocalDevelopmentCompany Loans 4.LoanstoSmallBusinessInvestment Companies 5.PhysicalDisasterLoans 6.EconomicInjuryLoans FieldofficesforSBAarelocatedinMiami,Tampa, andJacksonville.Questionsaboutanyoftheseloans shouldbedirectedtoanyoneoftheseoffices.

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MarineEconomics Page3NATIONALMARINEFISHERIESSERVICETwoprogramsoffinancialassistancearecurrently activeasadministeredbytheNationalMarine FisheriesService.ThesearetheCapitalConstruction FundandtheFishingVesselObligationGuarantee. Forinformationoneithercontact: NationalMarineFisheriesService FinancialAssistanceDivision 9450KogerBlvd.,DuvalBuilding St.Petersburg,FL33702AVAILABLEPUBLICATIONSIN MARINEECONOMICSAwidevarietyofpublications,coveringabroad rangeoftopicsconcerningFlorida'scommercialand recreationalfisheriesandothermarineindustries,are currentlyavailable.Theyarelistedunderthe followingsubjectcodes: AAquaculture BCBlueCrab EIVEconomicImpactsandValuation/Boat Use FFFishFacts FPFishingPortDevelopment GGeneral HCHardClams KSMKingandSpanishMackerel MMullet OOysters SCStoneCrab SCPScallops SGSnapperandGrouper SHShrimp SKShark SLSpinyLobster SWSwordfish TRTroutandRedfish TUTuna Torequestadetailedpublicationlist,pleasereferto: FoodandResourceEconomics 1170McCartyHall UniversityofFlorida Gainesville,Florida32611 (904)392-4991SUMMARYThissectionofthehandbookhascoveredthree basicareasconcerningtheinformationavailable throughthemarineeconomicsprogram.Theseare (1)basicdata,(2)alternativefinancialloanprograms, and(3)availablepublications.Anyquestionsnot coveredcanbeaddresseddirectlytothemarine economicsspecialistin: FoodandResourceEconomicsDepartment 1170McCartyHall UniversityofFlorida Gainesville,Florida32611 (904)392-4991 (904)622-4991(SC) (904)392-8634(FAX)