Table 2. Derived parameter values used in baseline model.

Parameter       Description  
Value
 
Units
  Source
A(0)   Initial algae cover as proportion of sea floor  
0.3
 
Proportion of sea floor
   
C(0)   Initial coral cover as proportion of sea floor  
0.3
 
Proportion of sea floor
   
H(0)   Initial herbivorous fish density  
2100.0
 
kg/km2
  Polunin (1996), McClanahan (1992, 1995), McClanahan et al. (1996)
P(0)   Initial piscivorous fish density  
1400.0
 
kg/km2
  Polunin (1996), McClanahan (1992, 1995), McClanahan et al. (1996)
SH(0)   Initial proportion of fishers in population harvesting herbivorous fish  
0.5
 
Proportion of population
   
SP (0)   Initial proportion of fishers in population harvesting piscivorous  
0.5
 
Proportion of population
   
Pop   Total population of fishers  
50.0
 
fishers/km2
   
EH   Effort level of fishers harvesting herbivorous fish  
2.0
 
h/d
  Jennings and Polunin (1996)
EP   Effort level of fishers harvesting piscivorous fish  
2.0
 
h/d
  Jennings and Polunin (1996)
PriceH   Price/kg for herbivorous fish  
2.0
 
U.S. $
   
PriceP   Price/kg for piscivorous fish  
2.0
 
U.S. $
   
CostH   Cost per unit of effort per kilogram of herbivorous fish  
1.0
 
U.S. $
   
CostP   Cost per unit of effort per kilogram of piscivorous fish  
1.0
 
U.S. $