Bullkelp Farm Improvements to Enable Scaling of Innovative Food Products

By investigating/working with established kelp farmers, processors, and marketers of bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana), this project aims to develop, test and improve farming protocols to enable and support the growth of the industry.

Principal Investigator / Project Partners:

  • Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation
  • OceansAlaska
  • Kelptastic
  • Barnacle Foods
  • Level Island Kelp
  • Mariculture Solutions

Project Term: 2022 – 2024

Funding: $120,000, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Services and The Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science