Long frons on bull kelp waves in an underwater exhibit at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. The bull kelp grows in long vertical strands. Fish swim between them.
This report is a comprehensive analysis of the seaweed industry in Oregon and the emerging possiblities for the local economoy and environment.


Carla Schubiger points to oyster larval images on a computer screen.
Research results suggest that probiotics are effective at preventing bacterial infections in oyster larvae and can significantly improve their performance using a single application early in their development.
Mesh panel covered in mature dulse
Researchers grew a clonal strain of red macroalga on immobilized mesh panels in a raceway pond and achieve high density. They also measured the CO2 uptake in real time and the cumulative CO2 capture over 23 days.
A pile of Pacific oyster shells.
This video explains how scientists use probiotics to protect oyster larvae against the pathogenic bacteria Vibrio coralliilyticus.
An oyster farm on a sunny day. In the shallow waters are rows are ropes tided between posts with bags of oysters attached.
This report on the status of Oregon's marine aquaculture industry identifies barriers to expansion from multiple sectors' perspectives and highlights opportunities to support sustainable expansion with informed regulations to reduce environmental impacts.


A pile of Pacific oyster shells.
This report summarizes the findings of a survey of individuals working in and around the aquaculture industry to help determine barriers to expanding and current needs.