Assessing the Feasibility of Calcein Marking to Quantify Recruitment Success of Native Clams in Southcentral Alaska

This project aims to establish methods for calcein marking in native Alaskan shellfish species with aquaculture potential that can be utilized in both native shellfish enhancement and mariculture applications.

Principal Investigator / Project Partners:

  • Maile Branson, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Chugach Regional Resources Commission
  • Alutiiq Pride Marine Institute

Project Term:  2023-2024

Funding:  $157,546, Alaska Blue Economy Center (ABEC), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)