Safe and Sustainable Fisheries and Seafood Supply
New research to support sustainable aquaculture and resilient coastal communities
California Sea Grant today announced funding for 19 new research projects that will take place over the next one to two years.
Are hatchery fish good surrogates for wild fish? A case study focused on winter-run Chinook salmon
Hatchery production has supplemented the Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon population since they first became listed in 1989.
Does the thermal history of the commercially farmed pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) influence tolerance to temperature-related disease outbreaks?
Oyster aquaculture comprises a large and growing segment of the aquaculture industry, offering a sustainable source of protein for a growing population.
Seaweed Aquaculture: Optimizing growth rate, photosynthetic efficiency, and bromoform concentration in Asparagopsis taxiformis, a climate change fighting algae
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is often the focus of climate change mitigation efforts, although methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas, having around 28 times more warming potential than CO2.
Eat your greens: Evaluating microalgae supplemented feeds for sablefish nutrition and growth
Finfish aquaculture, which makes up the largest portion of the aquaculture industry, faces certain hurdles in maintaining sustainability as it continues to expand.
Vegetative Propagation of Pyropia to Advance the West Coast Nori Industry
The global production and harvest of seaweeds is now a $7 billion-dollar industry and is expected to grow to $22.1 billion dollars by 2024.
Converting under-utilized microalgal co-product into value-added ingredient for cost-viable, fish-free aquafeed for rainbow trout
With growing demand for farmed fish as a more sustainable source of protein for the planet, there is increasing attention to the sustainability of feed used in aquaculture production.
Developing triploid mussel larvae for farming
Blue mussels are one of the major aquaculture crops around the world and in the US, and about 80% of mussels consumed are grown through aquaculture. Mussels are typically harvested when their gonad
Improving the siting and practices of offshore finfish farms in the Southern California Bight by incorporating historical and modern data from islands near existing fish pens
Despite strong interests in developing offshore finfish aquaculture in California, no offshore farms exist.
Laminaria farlowii, a new species for sustainable aquaculture in California: nursery methods, climate change resilience and preliminary market assessment with outreach through the California Seaweed Fair
Seaweed aquaculture is a growing industry in the United States and worldwide.