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 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

Point Loma San Diego - North San Diego Bay. Courtesy of cultivar413.

“Fishing for Meaning”

The underlying social significance of harvesting and eating seafood from urban San Diego Bay

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

In December of 2019, Pacific sardines were collected for experimentation in net pens of the Everingham Bros. Bait Co. in Mission Bay, San Diego, CA.

California’s sardines aren’t growing as large in warming oceans

Climate change sardines may impact fisheries and food webs.