Assessing the Appropriateness of Kelp Mariculture Regulations in Alaska Using a Genetics Approach

Using genetics to assess diversity in hatchery outplants, this project aims to determine if current rules for broodstock collection are appropriate.

Principal Investigator / Project Partners:

  • Wes Larson, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Schery Umanzor (PI), University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Project Term: 2021 – 2021 (still ongoing)

Funding: $99,000, NOAA Fisheries, Internal Call for Aquaculture Funds (ICAF)