The mission of the Alaska Mariculture Research and Training Center is to build partnerships and leverage resources to facilitate and coordinate training, research and dissemination across disciplines (e.g. biology, engineering, economics, marketing, food sciences, etc.) for better success of industry and community development and to improve mariculture management.

Mariculture Q&A – State and Federal Aquatic Farm Applications

Online Webinar – April 6, 2023, 12 – 1pm

Do you want to start an aquatic farm in Alaska? Do you have plans to submit a joint agency aquatic farm application and have questions?

Join state and federal regulatory agency staff and Alaska Sea Grant for an open online forum to ask questions and receive guidance about aquatic farm site leasing and permitting in Alaska.

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Training Resources

University of Alaska Southeast Alaska FT S123 Introduction to Mariculture

In this 3-credit online course, students are introduced to the principles, concepts and methods used in the production of seaweed, shellfish and other mariculture products with an emphasis on the techniques used by Alaskan producers. The course will cover all aspects...

University of Alaska Southeast Alaska Aquaculture Semester

A field-based semester intensive is being offered in the Fall of 2023 by the University of Alaska Southeast – Sitka Campus Applied Fisheries program.  This program provides hands-on, practical, and occupational training. 

Alaska Seaweed Farm Start-Up Training Program

The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, along with project partners, including Alaska Sea Grant, GreenWave, Blue Evolution, OceansAlaska, ALFA, NOAA, AMSEA, ADF&G, ADNR, DCCED, mariculture farmers and enthusiasts across Alaska, hosted an Alaska Seaweed Farm...

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