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Indirect Use Values

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Miller (1994) suggests that species value cannot be properly assessed until a species economic value is established within a community. Economic value can be focused on two main categories: use values and non-use values. Use values can further be dived into direct and indirect use values. Direct use defines what resources a particular organism can be used for alone or systematically while indirect use refers to the benefits that are attributed to the organism when left in it’s natural habitat. There are currently no record of harvesting or selling that can be listed as a direct use value for Sorex hoyi. Indirect use values of Sorex hoyi can fall under the species ecological contribution. Sorex hoyi forms many relationships with parasites
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