Expanding Aquaculture Potential for the California Sea Cucumber (Apostichopus californicus) in Alaska and Washington

A mariculture research and development project to establish rearing protocols for Red Sea Cucumbers in Alaska.

Principal Investigator / Project Partners:

  • Andy Suhrbier, Pacific Shellfish Institute
  • Puget Sound Restoration Fund
  • OceansAlaska
  • Alutiiq Pride Marine Institute

Project Term: 2021 – 2023

Funding: $147,000, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC)