CTV News: Sea urchin farm launched in Nanaimo first of its kind, scientists say

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Scientists hope a new pilot project will show that a sustainable, spiny seafood could be British Columbia’s next big export.

Researchers brought about 3,000 adult sea urchins gathered from B.C. waters to a farm off the coast of Nanaimo to kick off a 12-week trial on Friday.

The project aims to create a new sustainable sea urchin aquaculture – a first for Canada.

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