Best Bull Kelp Builds

This project will determine the optimal depth for bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) for commercial production and trial novel seed string fibers, fertilizer solution, and settlement substrates on a commercial scale.

Principal Investigator / Project Partners:

  • Michael Stekoll, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Native Village of Eyak
  • Sea Quester Farms
  • GreenWave

Project Term:  2023-2024

Funding:  $164,603, Alaska Blue Economy Center (ABEC), University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)