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 Giant – or purple-hinged – rock scallops are big and delicious. Courtesy of Carolynn Culver.

Rock scallops like it rough

By going against conventional wisdom, a team of California Sea Grant and Moss Landing Marine Lab researchers might have finally figured out some critical factors for farming large quantities of elusive giant rock scallop larvae

 Seaweed from land-based culture systems.  Courtesy of Monterey Bay Seaweeds.

California Sea Grant Receives Nearly $700,000 To Develop New Hatchery Technologies For Seaweed Farming

Funding will address critical knowledge gaps in propagating seaweed and expanding U.S. seaweed markets

 Kevin Stuart, a research scientist at Hubbs netting yellowtail fingerlings. Courtesy of Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute.

California Sea Grant Awarded Nearly $630,000 In Yellowtail Research Funding

Improving production of this commercially ready marine fish for aquaculture will help reduce America’s reliance on imported seafood

Tumble culture of the red seaweed dulse (Devaleraea mollis) was used to buffer natural pH fluctuations, to feed juvenile abalone, as can be grown for human consumption with our industrial partner, Monterey Bay Seaweeds. Courtesy of Scott Hamilton.

Ocean acidification can pose a challenge to abalone aquaculture. Seaweed can help

Growing dulse alongside abalone could have big benefits for aquaculture