Adding Floating Kelps to Enhance Farm Yield of Kelp Mariculture

This project investigates how integrating floating kelp species with non-floating species might impact yield per area of mariculture farms.

Principal Investigator / Project Partners:

  • Mike Stekoll, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • GreenWave
  • Kodiak Kelp Company
  • Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation

Project Term: 2022 – 2023 (still ongoing)

Funding: $170,000, US Department of Energy, Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-e)