Fish Factor: New Alaska mariculture alliance looks for members
June 17, 2021
Alaskans who are engaged in or interested in mariculture are invited to become founding members in a new group that will advance the growing industry across the state.
The newly formed Alaska Mariculture Alliance is a private, nonprofit successor to a five-year task force formed in 2016 by Gov. Bill Walker and reauthorized in 2018 by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. The task force will sunset on June 30.
“One of the priority recommendations was to create a long-term entity that would coordinate and support development of a robust and sustainable mariculture industry to produce shellfish and aquatic pl...