Task Force Eyes $1 billion Alaska Maraculture Industry
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Alaska Dispatch news] by Laine Welch - February 13, 2017
A task force created by Gov. Bill Walker is working on ways to boost the harvest of shellfish, sea cucumbers, geoduck clams and seaweed. Some say a billion-dollar industry is possible within 30 years.
Shellfish, sea cucumbers, geoduck clams, seaweeds and biofuels are crops envisioned by a group of Alaskans crafting a framework for a statewide mariculture industry expansion.
An 11-member task force created last February by Gov. Bill Walker is working towards putting a comprehensive report on...
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